Root Canals

3 Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

This post from William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio is about root canal therapy. Root canals are often feared, but they shouldn’t be, because they allow you to keep a tooth that would otherwise have to be extracted. As the saying goes, knowledge is power. It can help when you understand what is

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The Five Stages of a Cavity

You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is partially true, but in the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Reverse a cavity before it needs a filling If you can avoid tooth cavities in young children, there’s a better chance that their teeth can

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Teeth Whitening: Do It Right

As the years go by, our teeth naturally lose their luster. Dark-colored foods and drinks speed up the process, but even people who avoid coffee, wine and cola are not immune to yellow or gray teeth. Want to brighten up your smile? Have you considered tooth whitening? Teeth whitening at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS

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A Root Canal vs A Dental Implant In San Antonio

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 with a root canal or a dental implant in San Antonio. There are several factors that impact this choice. These include whether there is an infection in the surrounding bone, the

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San Antonio Endodontics

Have you ever heard the phrase “I’d rather have a root canal” to describe something painful or unpleasant? At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we perform root canal (endodontic) therapy routinely for our San Antonio dentistry patients and many report minimal discomfort. San Antonio root canal procedures have advanced significantly

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Saving Teeth in San Antonio

With proper oral hygiene and regular visits to a San Antonio dentist, a tooth with a filled root can often function problem-free for the rest of a patient’s life.

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