Does it Hurt to Get a Crown?

A crown is a dental restoration that fits over a tooth that’s been trimmed into a tapered cone shape. Sound painful? Actually, it’s no worse than getting a regular filling. Whether composite filling, dental crown, or root canal, they all feel pretty much the same when your tooth is nice and numb. A shot or
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Help, I have a Toothache!

It’s 2:30 in the morning. You want to be asleep, but you’re wide awake with a horrible toothache. Your face hurts, your jaw hurts, your head hurts. You’ve taken the most Tylenol you can. Two hours later you took some Ibuprofen too. You’ve tried a warm, damp washcloth held over the achy spot. You’ve even […]