FAQ About Root Canal Therapy

What is root canal therapy? Root canal therapy is the removal of a tooth’s pulp. The space is then cleaned and sealed. In many cases, root canal therapy can save a tooth from extraction. What should I expect during treatment? First, a local anesthetic will be used to numb the area. Then Dr. Navdeep Aulakh will make an access hole... read more »

Simple Steps to Understanding Endodontics

Endodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry designed for repairing key aspects of a tooth, specifically the pulp of the tooth and tissues within the root. The root is often considered the life force of a tooth, as it contains the nerve endings, connective tissues, and blood vessels of the tooth, all of which are highly complex and require advanced... read more »

If You Have a Chipped Dental Bridge, You Need to Have It Examined by a Dentist

Dental bridge restorations are typically created from durable materials meant to replicate the original durability and function of healthy tooth enamel. However, there are still times where the force exerted by grinding your teeth or some form of dental trauma can chip or fracture a dental bridge. If you are in the San Jose, California, area and you suffer damage... read more »