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Tooth Pain That Doesn’t Go Away

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Sometimes, when the pain is severe from a serious infection, a root canal is necessary to relieve that pain, which is usually associated with an infection in a tooth’s root. During a root canal, the infected pulp in the root is removed and a crown is placed over the tooth to restore its shape and strength. I’m…

Root Canal or Tooth Extraction? Which Do You Need?

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When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, a dentist and patient must make a choice of whether to attempt to save the tooth by performing a root canal or to extract the tooth. There are several factors that influence this decision: Is there infection in the surrounding bone? How much of the remaining tooth…

Avoid Dental Emergencies With These Tips

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Hi, I’m Dr. Jon Jenson. And I love my patients–but I would prefer to see less of them. That would mean their mouths are healthy! Here at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, I see a lot of dental emergencies, tooth pain, and gum disease. I am happy to be able to help my patients leave my…

When Teeth Develop Cracks

Posted In: Cracked Teeth
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A cracked tooth is nothing to take lightly. Dr. Jon Jenson takes a cracked tooth seriously, and he even outlines five specific kinds of cracked teeth. Types of Cracked Teeth Vertical Root Fracture. We’ll start with one of the most extreme (and least common) kinds of cracks. A vertical root fracture is where the tooth…

Do You Need a Root Canal? Here’s Help To Answer Your Question

Posted In: Root Canals

Even just hearing the words “root canal” is enough to make most people cringe. But what most people don’t realize is that sometimes a root canal is necessary to save a tooth, so this is actually a good thing. We encourage our patients to pay close attention to their overall oral health, especially when there…

Got Pain? Call Your Orem Endodontist!

At Cascade Endodontics, most of our patients feel very little pain from our procedures. In fact, it might surprise you that the most common procedure Dr. Jon Jenson performs is root canal surgery, and most patients remark that they had very little, if any, pain from the experience. It is generally the pain our patients…

What to Do When Your Tooth Has Been Knocked Out

Posted In: Avulsed Tooth
Tooth Injury In Orem!!! What Do I Do Now?

Accidents happen, and if an accident has caused an avulsed (knocked out) tooth, don’t panic. You might be able to save the tooth. Here’s what to do: Keep the individual calm Locate the tooth and pick it up by the part that is normally visible from the mouth when in the socket (the crown) If the…

What Not to Do After Root Canal Therapy

The Greatest Mistake Provo Makes After Root Canal Therapy

When you get root canal treatment, your endodontist goes to great lengths to clean and remove the bacteria and decay that caused the toothache. A common but critical mistake that individuals make is procrastinating the placement of the final crown. By living with a temporary and not getting a permanent crown, you place your root canal…

Tooth Pain Is Never Normal!

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If you are experiencing tooth pain, there is something you should know: Tooth pain is never normal. Thankfully Dr. Jon Jenson in Utah County can diagnose unexplained tooth pain. If your tooth is giving you pain, there are a number of reasons that could be behind the cause. Unexplained tooth pain can be extremely frustrating–not…

When You Might Need to Have a Root Canal

Posted In: Root Canals
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When it comes to taking care of your teeth, we ascribe to the old adage – “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” We hope that our patients pay close attention to their oral health to avoid injury or infection that might lead them to needing a root canal. That said, however,…

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