Do I have a cracked tooth?

Do I have a cracked tooth

When you have a cracked tooth, you might have any one (or several) of a range of signs and symptoms. We dentists use the umbrella term cracked tooth syndrome (CTS) to refer to all of the possibilities. In most cases, cracked teeth can be treated and saved. That said, the earlier a crack is detected Read More

What are the main symptoms and signs of toothache?

toothache symptoms

The symptoms and signs of toothache are wide and varied. Toothache symptoms and toothache treatment depend on the cause of the toothache, which can also be one of many things. Dental decay is the most common cause of a toothache. If the decay reaches the pulp of the tooth, the nerves inside can become inflamed Read More

I have a broken tooth. What can I do?

I have a broken tooth. What can I do?

So you’ve got a broken tooth! All of us at Core Dental understand what you are going through because many of us have done the same. But what can you do? Firstly, do you have the piece that broke off? If yes, keep it. Often we can use it. If no, no worries. We have Read More

What to do in a dental emergency

What to do in a dental emergency

A dental emergency can be anything from spontaneous pain in the head and neck region (tooth related or not) to a knocked out tooth. Emergency dentistry is just as important as any other approach to dentistry and you will need a qualified and registered dentist to cater to your needs. We all know very well Read More

Why does a cracked tooth hurt?

Why does a cracked tooth hurt

When a tooth has cracked, but no part of the tooth has actually broken off, this is referred to as Cracked Tooth Syndrome (CTS) and is often associated with dental pain (or toothache). Symptoms will tend to vary from one patient to the next (which can make the condition quite challenging to diagnose) but may Read More

What should I do in a dental emergency?

dental emergency

Here at Core Dental we understand that a dental emergency can not only be painful, but extremely stressful too. However, our friendly and experienced dentists are on hand to alleviate your suffering. With any dental emergency, the sooner we see you, the more effectively we can resolve the problem, at the same time increasing the chances Read More

About Root Canal Therapy

root canal therapy

What is Root Canal Therapy and what are the advantages of this treatment?  To answer these questions, it’s best to start with a quick review of the anatomy of a tooth. The tooth is composed of: Enamel – the outer layer of the tooth Dentine – the major part of the tooth underneath the enamel and forms Dental pulp – the Read More