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How Do I Know If I Need a Root Canal?

When you are suffering from tooth pain, it can be excruciating. So, how do you know if you need a root canal? The below article highlights some of the symptoms you could be experiencing that could warrant a root canal. Ultimately, your dentist and endodontist will help you to determine the appropriate course of action.…

Myths About Root Canals and Root Canal Pain

Many people greatly fear having a root canal because they think it will be painful. When done correctly, you feel absolutely no pain with a root canal, and in fact the pain that likely brought you to this point will be eradicated.  Thanks for visiting us at Mt. Juliet and Cookeville Endodontics. There are many…

Could Poor Dental Health Signal a Faltering Mind?

Poor oral health has been linked to heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer’s. The following study shows a direct correlation between tooth loss and severe gum disease with poorer cognitive function as compared to those who have maintained optimal oral health. Read on to learn more, and remember that your oral health is just as…

Junk Food, Poor Oral Health Increase Risk of Premature Heart Disease

Research shows a likely connection between gum disease and heart disease. It is very important to reduce the number of sugars we ingest not only for our oral health but for our overall health. Thanks for visiting Mt. Juliet & Cookeville Endodontics. The association between poor oral health and increased risk of cardiovascular disease should…