Root canal

Why a Root Canal Is Not Something To Fear

This post from Create A Smile in Bloomington IN addresses one of the most feared dental procedures: the root canal. If you find out you need a root canal, don’t panic. When we recommend this procedure, it’s to repair and save a damaged or infected tooth. Why do people fear root canals? Simple: they have

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Root Canal vs Dental Implant

In this post from Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is

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Saving Teeth

When the nerve inside a tooth is infected by bacteria, we try to save it with root canal therapy. This procedure scares a lot of people. But at Create A Smile in Bloomington, we want you to know that root canals are not nearly as bad as their reputation. In fact, they don’t cause pain,

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Create A Smile, PC – Dr. Ken Moore: Calming Root Canal Fears

In Bloomington, Indiana a dentist’s office is sometimes seen as a painful and scary place. Create A Smile, PC – Dr. Ken Moore located at 219 E. 17th St. Bloomington, Indiana 47408 tries to discourage that image with friendly staff and qualified dentists. However, endodontic therapy, a dental procedure commonly known as a root canal,

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Sedation Dentistry in Bloomington for Children and Parents

At Create A Smile, PC – Dr. Ken Moore, we know that many Bloomington children are afraid of going to the dentist. That’s why want to make your child’s first visit to our Bloomington practice a positive experience. Regular dental check-ups from a young age are an essential part of oral hygiene.¬†Indiana parents can follow

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Minimal Discomfort: Root Canals in Bloomington IN

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, we perform root canal therapy, and many of our patients report minimal discomfort. Root canals have advanced in recent years. For many people, it’s is no worse than getting a

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