Dental traumas are divided into two broad categories: fractures and luxation injuries. Fractures include chips and cracks; luxation means a tooth that has been displaced or misaligned. Both are treated regularly at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Chipped teeth account for most dental traumas. Fortunately, most of them can be repaired, either by reattaching the broken […]
It may be dull or it may be sharp. It may be constant, or it may come and go. However it presents itself, toothache pain is bound to get your attention, and a trip to Cascade Endodontics may be in order. The most common cause of a toothache is tooth decay. But it could be […]
Endodontists specialize in saving teeth. The prefix “endo” means inside, and inside teeth is where much of the endodondist’s work is performed. If you’ve ever had a root canal in Provo or elsewhere, it was probably an endodontist who did the procedure. Root canals are a big part of an endodontist’s practice, but they are […]
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 […]
It’s normal to occasionally grapple with sensitive teeth, unhealthy gums, a dull ache in teeth, or even a sharp pain in a tooth. As much as we try to brush twice a day, floss every day, and eat foods that are healthy for our teeth, none of us are perfect. And even those of us with impeccable dental hygiene can suffer from dental issues merely because of bad luck. Accidents can damage teeth and cause pain. Or you may be genetically predisposed to having more brittle or sensitive teeth.
Don’t you love this time of year? We’re fresh off Thanksgiving and starting to think about Christmas. In Utah County, it’s that time of the three big Fs: Family, Friends, and Food.