Root Canal Therapy: How to Save a Diseased Tooth

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Dr. Carol Halloran and our Crossroads Dental team in Waterloo, Iowa, are here to assist you with all of your oral care needs. Do you have an infected or inflamed tooth causing you pain? If so, you may benefit from a root canal treatment which can save a diseased tooth.... Read more »

Plaque and Its Effect on Your Oral Health

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Your mouth is an amazing piece of anatomy. It houses your teeth and gums, tongue and….millions of bacteria. When you eat or drink, this oral bacteria reacts with the sugar that is produced, resulting in acid which destroys the teeth as the bacteria multiplies. What is dental plaque? The bacteria... Read more »

What a Dental Abscess Is

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Have you heard about the problems that can lead to abscesses? Have you ever wondered what an abscess is or what a dentist can do about it? If so, we are happy to help. The enamel, dentin, and pulp are the three layers of your teeth. If a bacterial infection... Read more »