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April 18, 2018

Reasons for Toothaches

Toothaches are a dreadful pain that no one wishes to experience. No matter how conscientious you are about your dental hygiene, at some point in your life, you will probably be faced with dental discomfort. Here are reasons why you could be experiencing a toothache:

Tooth Decay

The most common reason most people go through the agony of a toothache is simply that of tooth decay from improper brushing or flossing. In order for the tooth to feel pain, the decay has to reach the inner layer of the tooth, called the dentin. When decay comes into contact with the dentin, the tooth becomes extremely sensitive and a cavity can develop. Cavities need to be quickly addressed because it can lead to bigger dental issues.

Tooth Abscess

When tooth decay is not properly taken care of, it advances to the point of affecting the root under the tooth. When the root becomes infected, it results in a torturing pain that makes it hard to carry on with your daily life. This is very se

December 18, 2017

The holidays bring with them all sorts of fun activities and traditions. Oftentimes, the food and treats we eat are part of those traditions. At Cannon Park, we don’t want you to miss out on all the yummy fun, but we do recommend taking a closer look at what you eat this season. Check out our list and find out which foods from your holiday spread require an extra brushing and which are safe!

Candy Canes: Naughty

Candy canes are basically all sugar and corn syrup, both of which can damage the enamel of your teeth if they sit on it too long. Pieces of this treat can get easily stuck in your teeth. Be sure to give them a thorough brush after enjoying this classic Christmas treat.

Cheese: Nice

Snacking on cheese is good for your teeth because it promotes the production of saliva, which helps lower the risk of tooth decay and keep enamel healthy. Cheese also contains calcium, hel

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August 24, 2017

Dental procedures are often necessary for maintaining or improving our oral health. But there’s one aspect of procedures that many patients dread: numbness. When numbness lasts long after a dental appointment or procedure, it can be a source of discomfort and even interfere with our daily activities. Well at Cannon Park Dental, we have a solution for lingering numbness. We are happy to announce that we are now offering OraVerse, a new anesthetic reversal system that relieves numbness in half the time. OraVerse is the only agent of its kind, designed to reverse soft tissue anesthesia and bring patients back to normal twice as fast. Soft tissue anesthesia refers to anesthesia of the lip and tongue, and is common in many dental procedures such as cavity preparations, crown replacements, veneers, and more. Side effects of anesthesia include trouble speaking, smiling,

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November 10, 2016

Add a dental appointment to your holiday check list When it comes to the holidays, the last thing most people want to think about is making dental visit, but it’s the perfect time! Booking your routine appointments during the year are more inconvenient around a busy work or school schedule. But with no work or school for many folks in November and December, you can take advantage of getting dentist appointments out of the way in time to relax and enjoy your holidays with your family. Between the pumpkin pie and sugar cookies, make sure you take the relevant steps to maintain your oral health and be smile ready! Would you like a bright white smile for the holidays? Look and feel your best with a smile that wows! We offer teeth whitening, periodontal treatment, implant restoration, cosmetic dentistry and more. New patients are always welcome at Cannon Park Dental, and this holiday season we are offering a New Patient Special of $99 for all first time visitors! This offer includes a dental exam, any x-rays and a cleaning. Our caring staff will take care of your entire family – from ki