When Are Extractions Necessary?

Keeping the natural smile as healthy as possible is the main goal of Dr. Kim Ahuja, which is why patients are often surprised when our dentist recommends extracting a tooth. Extractions are a treatment of last resort, used only in certain circumstances. By knowing what these circumstances are, you can better discuss your treatment options…

How to Tell if You Need a Root Canal

When the pulp, the innermost layer of a tooth, is affected by decay, it has to be removed via root canal therapy. However, infections that affect pulp can take some time before signs are readily visible to the average person. By watching for the symptoms below, you can determine if you are likely to need…