Cosmic Kids Dentistry

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
... 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 Emergency Dentistry, because dental emergencies can happen at any time 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 Pediatric Dentistry, to maintain your child's teeth 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 Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Tooth Extractions
...The damaged tooth might need a full-coverage crown, a root canal treatment, or both...

Lasers Beginning to Change Some Root Canal Procedures
... For decades now, the best way to save teeth in this condition is with root canal treatment...

If at All Possible, Primary Teeth are Worth Saving
...The preferred treatment for this in a permanent adult tooth is a root canal treatment...

We may Still be Able to Save Your Tooth with a Root Canal Alternative
... But that scenario isn't inevitable — we can often save the tooth with a root canal treatment...

Don't Fear the Root Canal - it Could Save Your Tooth
Many people consider a root canal treatment to be potentially an unpleasant experience...

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...

What Happens in a Root Canal Treatment and How it Can Save Your Tooth
...But we can stop this advanced decay in its tracks with a procedure called a root canal treatment...

Strengthen Your Smile
... You may want to consider getting dental crowns if you have a tooth that is weak from decay, trauma, or an infection (often teeth that undergo root canal treatment will require a dental crown to protect it from further damage)...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Take Steps to Save an Incoming Tooth's Place to Avoid a Poor Bite
... Depending on the state of your child's jaw development, it may be advisable to attempt saving the tooth through a filling or, in the case of deep decay, a modified root canal treatment...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...