Patient Education

Stonebridge Ranch Smiles strives 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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Are Root Canals Really Painful?
...The procedure itself should be relatively pain-free and patients should experience little or no discomfort following a root canal treatment...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Invisalign- A Clear alternative to traditional braces Emergency Dental Treatment Dental emergencies  If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Regardless of What You've Seen Online, Don't Fear a Root Canal Treatment
...Case in point: there’s an idea floating on the World Wide Web that root canal treatments cause cancer...

You Might Avoid a Root Canal with This Tooth-Saving Procedure
...That could mean a simple filling—or you might need a root canal treatment if decay has reached the inner pulp...

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving
...If they do become infected, it may be worth the effort to preserve them using procedures similar to a root canal treatment...