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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Family Dentistry: Keeping the Entire Family Smiling
...Some of the services offered at Gibberman Dental include: Teeth bleaching / whitening TMD Treatment Pediatric care Dentures Root canal treatment Routine Preventative treatment implant dentistry cosmetic dentistry services Gibberman Dental Cares for Alexandria The skilled dentists and staff at Gibberman Dental in Alexandria, VA have families of their own, so they understand the importance of making sure that every member of your family has the best dental care possible...

How Dental Crowns Mend Teeth
...Root canal treatment may be necessary if you have an infection, and we will treat the infection before putting on the dental crown...

Welcome Dr. Vemaraju!
...Vemaraju is a certified Invisalign  provider,  and is talented in a number of aspects of dental care including root canal treatments, oral surgery, implant restorations and cosmetic dentistry...

When are Crowns and Bridges Needed?
...Also, teeth that require root canal treatment will also more than likely need a dental crown...

A Root Canal Treatment can Save Your Tooth and Relieve Pain
One of the most effective techniques for saving decayed or injured teeth is the root canal treatment...

Lasers Adding New Precision and Efficiency to Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments are an essential part of dental care — countless teeth with deep decay would be lost each year without it...

A Second Root Canal Treatment May Help Save an Endangered Tooth
When decay spreads to the tooth’s inner pulp, a root canal treatment may be necessary to save it...

Give Your Tooth a Second Chance
...Dental procedures, such as large fillings and root canal treatment can also weaken teeth...

If at All Possible, Primary Teeth are Worth Saving
...The preferred treatment for this in a permanent adult tooth is a root canal treatment...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Saving a Diseased Primary Tooth Could Mean Better Oral Health Later in Life
...Preserving a decayed primary tooth could include procedures similar to a root canal treatment, commonly used in adult permanent teeth with inner decay...

Regardless of What You've Seen Online, Don't Fear a Root Canal Treatment
...Case in point: there’s an idea floating on the World Wide Web that root canal treatments cause cancer...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Here's What you Need to Know about a Root Canal Treatment
A root canal treatment is a common procedure performed by dentists and endodontists (specialists for inner tooth problems)...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...