PO Box 1089 359 North Hwy 15
Hazard, Kentucky 41702

Patient Education

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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Dental Services
... Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implants Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Invisalign Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Root Canal
Root Canal Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy) The term endodontic is a combination of the Greek words endo, which means "inside" and odont, which means "tooth...

Dental Glossary
... Root canal The common term for root canal therapy, which is also the interior space of the tooth root...

Fractured Teeth
...If the fracture extends into the middle part of the tooth, root canal therapy would be required in addition to a crown...

Root Canal Post Op
... If you have any of the following signs or symptoms, please call our office as these complications do not occur routinely: A reaction to the prescribed medication Increasing tenderness or swelling in the area surrounding the tooth The temporary filling dislodges from the tooth The tooth fractures   A crown or other final restoration should be placed within a short time interval after root canal therapy is completed unless we have advised you otherwise...