Category: Cavities/Tooth Decay

Restore Your Smile With Tooth-Colored Fillings

Sunny Smiles El Paso offers fillings for cavities

Cavities are one of the most common dental-related problems that patients face. Inconsistent oral hygiene, skipping your checkups, and other factors can lead to decay to develop on your tooth. At Sunny Smiles in El Paso, TX, we can help save your smile from the severe side effects of dental caries by using tooth-colored fillings.

Clearing Your Tooth Infection

El Paso, TX, Root Canal

Whenever you experience an ache in one of your teeth that will not go away after a day, call your dentist! Ignoring this common sign of a dangerous infection can lead to bacteria spreading to other parts of the body. Tooth infections result from a break in the enamel allowing foreign material to enter the… Read more »

Fighting Tooth Decay With Positive Prevention

Root Canal Treatment El Paso TX

If it has been a while since the last time that you saw a dentist, take some time to schedule an appointment for a checkup. Most people require these visits at least twice each year, and these serve to help you maintain your smile as you age. Over time, a buildup of plaque and tartar… Read more »

Removing Your Tooth Infection

El Paso, TX, Tooth Infection

If you experience a pain in one of your teeth that will not resolve after a day or so, let us know! This symptom may indicate a serious infection that without treatment, risks spreading to other parts of your body. When bacteria in your tooth’s inner chamber enter the bloodstream, they spread the infection in… Read more »

Toothache Relief With Root Canal Therapy

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When you wake up with a toothache that will not resolve after a day or so, you require a dental inspection. This is because a constant ache often indicates a bacterial infection that risks spreading to your bloodstream without treatment. We can perform an X-ray that detects whether or not foreign material is present in… Read more »

Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings (Besides Appearance)

If you never develop a cavity, then the fact that modern tooth fillings aren’t what they used to be may not ever matter to you. However, given the fact that more than 90% of adults develop a cavity in at least one of their teeth, and fillings are the most common solution to them, chances… Read more »

A Few Important Facts About Tooth Decay

As the most common chronic dental health concern, there are several things about tooth decay that are well-known. For example, most people recognize that tooth decay is the cause of cavities, and that eating a bunch of sugar all the time will almost guarantee that they develop it. However, there are several important things about… Read more »

Fluoride’s Role in Helping to Prevent Cavities

You can find a ton of advice on how to prevent cavities, most of which has at least some kernel of truth to them. However, it all boils down to how you treat your teeth; how well you take care of them, what you expose them to (and how often), and more. If you treat… Read more »

Have a Bad Toothache? It Might Need Root Canal Therapy

A toothache can be obvious, but its cause isn’t always as easily identifiable. It can occur from a problem with your tooth structure, such as damage or decay, or it can result from gum tissues receding and exposing your teeth roots. For many patients at our El Paso, TX, dental office, a toothache that grows… Read more »

The Suprising Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings

Despite the fact that cavities are so common (they affect more than 90% of adults at least once in their lives), many people are surprised when they learn they have one. If it’s the first cavity you’ve ever had, then you might also be surprised at how effectively and discreetly you can treat it. Traditionally,… Read more »