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What to Do if You Have an Abscessed Tooth in Huntsville

October 9, 2017

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woman with mouth painOuch! If you’re suddenly experiencing pain in an isolated spot in your mouth, it’s possible that you have an abscessed tooth in Huntsville. The abscess might also be in your gum. In either case, it’s an urgent situation that should move you to search for an “endodontist near me” as soon as possible so you can receive treatment. How can you know if you have an abscess, and what should you do until you can get an appointment with your dental care provider?


Do You Need Root Canal Therapy? Symptoms to Look For

October 3, 2017

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woman with toothacheRoot canal. Do those two little words strike fear into your heart? They shouldn’t. In fact, the root canal is just a part of your tooth; it’s a little space in your tooth’s root. Root canal therapy is a treatment that cleans out an infected part of a tooth, relieves you of pain, and helps you get back to smiling and enjoying your life. But how do you know if you need root canal therapy in Huntsville? Your friendly endodontist is here to explain some of the symptoms you should look out for.


What Happens if Your Root Canal Treatment in Huntsville Fails?

September 17, 2017

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man with mouth painRoot canal treatment in Huntsville is often an effective way to relieve pain and save a tooth from extraction. Unfortunately, though, there is always a small chance that the procedure won’t be successful. A root canal may fail because the dentist didn’t quite get all the bacteria out of the tooth or because a permanent filling wasn’t placed in the tooth soon enough after treatment. If you suffer from a failed root canal, it’s important that you see an endodontist as soon as possible so they can fix the problem and get you back to smiling that gorgeous smile of yours. What exactly might an endodontist do to correct the issue?


Tooth Knocked Out? Search for an “Endodontist Near Me”!

September 7, 2017

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woman covering mouthYou might have seen movies or TV shows where two characters are fighting and suddenly a tiny white thing flies out of one of their mouths. A punch to the face could certainly cause you to lose a tooth, but that isn’t the only mishap that can lead to a brand-new gap in your smile. If you play sports or get involved in some type of accident, you could very well find yourself short one pearly white. If this happens to you, the first thing you should do is call your dentist or search for “endodontist near me” who may be able to save your tooth. Before you get to your dental care professional’s office, though, there are a few steps you should take to increase the chances that your smile can stay complete.


Your Specialty Dentist in Huntsville is Accepting New Patients!

August 29, 2017

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relieved womanWelcome to the blog of Dr. Deborah S. Bishop, your dentist in Huntsville!

Actually, Dr. Bishop is a specialty dentist– what’s known as an endodontist, and this means she specializes in treating and relieving the most severe dental pain. In this blog, we’re going to discuss everything she can do to help your smile so you can know exactly where to go when your teeth start giving you trouble. (more…)

What are the Differences Between Endodontists & General Dentists?

August 14, 2017

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smiling woman in dental chairIf you have a toothache, severe dental fracture, or a failed root canal, it’s time to call an endodontist. As one of the nine recognized dental specialty fields, endodontics is an important part of dental care. The term comes from a combination of two words – endo meaning inside and odont meaning tooth. Thus, endodontists are dentists who specialize in treating oral health issues that affect the inside of a tooth. There are numerous differences between the safe, effective services endodontists provide versus those of general dentists. You might not know it, but you don’t have to wait on a referral from your dentist before visiting a trusted endodontist.

Huntsville Dentist Looks Out for Your Whole Body’s Health!

July 29, 2017

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woman smiling, woman brushing her teeth, brushing teethMany people go out of their way to make sure their overall health is the best it can be. Watching their diet, changing their habits, and working out more consistently are just a few examples of how patients may alter their lives to improve their oral health. But, the reality is that if you’re not taking care of your teeth and gums, your overall health is still suffering. Let’s take a deeper look at how your Huntsville dentist looks out for your whole body with excellent dental care.


Have You Met Your Friendly Dentist in Huntsville?

July 19, 2017

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handshake, meeting, meet the dentist Anyone who’s visited the office of Deborah S. Bishop, DMD, PC knows that we hold true to our promise of providing compassionate endodontics. We’re able to do so because we have a strong foundation built with Dr. Bishops strong values, experience, and excellent dental care. With extensive knowledge and education in the field, she keeps our practice grounded and instills the values of our practice in the rest of our dental team. Let’s learn about the head of your new dental practice, Dr. Deborah S. Bishop.