Online Dental Education Library For Our Rockville, MD Patients

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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A Root Canal Can Stop Tooth Decay and Save Your Tooth
...That intervention is a root canal treatment, a procedure that removes the infection from within the tooth and preserves it from re-infection...

Answers to Common Questions About Root Canal Treatments
A root canal treatment is a commonly known but often misunderstood procedure...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Lasers Beginning to Change Some Root Canal Procedures
... For decades now, the best way to save teeth in this condition is with root canal treatment...

Treating a Young, Permanent Tooth Requires a Different Approach
...For example, a decayed adult tooth may need a root canal treatment; but this standard treatment would often be the wrong choice for a child’s tooth...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
...But you can also have discoloration deep within a tooth, known as intrinsic staining, caused by a variety of reasons like tetracycline use early in life or complications from a root canal treatment...

Bitewing X-Rays Safely 'Reveal all' About Back Teeth to Prevent Tooth Decay
...While we can effectively stop it at this point with a root canal treatment, it’s better for the tooth’s long-term health to detect and treat any decay early on with a less-invasive filling or other treatment method...

Root Canal Therapy Might Just Save Your Tooth!
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Common Concerns About Root Canal Treatment” and “Root Canal Treatment: What You Need to Know...

The Before, During and After of Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments have suffered a bad rap over the years—and undeservedly...

A Root Canal Treatment Will Improve Your Health, Not Harm It
...A root canal treatment stops the infection before it goes this far...

What Really Happens During a Root Canal Treatment
...Then comes the good news: your dentist believes the tooth can be rescued with a root canal treatment...

Here's the Scoop on Your Upcoming Root Canal
You might be a bit apprehensive if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment, especially if it's your first...