Dead Or Just Sick?

do I need a root canal Owensboro

Since teeth don’t grow and the enamel is not made of living cells, it’s easy to forget that teeth are alive. But they are, and we’re reminded of this when we have a toothache, or sudden sensitivity to hot or cold food. Like other organs, teeth need a blood supply to stay alive and healthy. […]

Saving Teeth

Root Canals in Owensboro

When the nerve inside a tooth is infected by bacteria, we try to save it with root canal therapy. This procedure scares a lot of people. But at Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we want you to know that root canals are not nearly as bad as their reputation. In fact, […]

Calming Root Canal Fears

Kentucky Dentist Calms Root Canal Fears

Too often, a dentist’s office is seen as a painful and scary place. At Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we try to to counter that image with a friendly and helpful environment. But when patients hear they need a root canal, their alarm systems can go off. Root canals still carry […]

When might an Owensboro patient consider root canal treatment?

Categories: Root Canals

While the mention of root canal treatment may bring about a feeling of fear for many Owensboro patients, it is not a painful procedure. In fact, with anesthetics and sedation, patients at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry can relieve their pain and discomfort of infection with endodontic therapy. Drs. Thompson and Frey can […]