Compromised Tooth Enamel Can Require Root Canal Treatment

A root canal procedure can often prevent a severely damaged tooth from needing to be removed due to compromised tooth pulp that has reduced the health of the tooth. We review how harmful dental conditions can affect the tooth enamel and pulp to the point that root canal treatment is needed. Certain oral health conditions can cause you to need... read more »

Endodontic Therapy: Is a Root Canal on Your Horizon?

If you are facing the possibility of having endodontic therapy, or a root canal on a painful tooth, we hope to erase some of the stigma attached so you can feel confident of having a positive experience. Many people find the idea of a root canal scary, but actually, it will relieve you of the pain you are currently experiencing.... read more »

Have You Considered a Dental Crown for Your Smile?

If you have been experiencing issues with a damaged or decayed tooth, our dentists, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack, and David Opack are here to help. St. Paul Family Dentistry offers CEREC® technology to provide same-day dental crowns for our patients in the St. Paul, Minnesota, area seeking a dental restoration. Why might you need a crown for your smile? You... read more »

What Should You Do with a Cracked Tooth?

At St. Paul Family Dentistry, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack, and David Opack are happy to help our patients in St. Paul, Minnesota, with all of their oral care needs. Were you aware that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, even harder than the bones? Even so, those precious pearly whites can still sustain cracks or fractures.... read more »