Repair Decayed Teeth in Batavia
Here at the office of expert dentist Dr. Linda Ricks, one of our main specialties is to repair decayed teeth in Batavia
. The reason why this is such a commonly used services is because it addresses such a common problem—tooth decay. Tooth decay occurs due to build of certain strains of harmful bacteria like tartar and plaque. These bacteria release acids that eat away at the enamel of your teeth and leave small holes of decay behind called cavities. When a tooth is significantly decayed, the pulp of the tooth can then become exposed to the various bacteria present within your mouth. The pulp is a collection of soft tissue located at the center of each of your teeth. When the pulp is exposed to bacteria, the tooth then can become painfully infected. Some signs that you have a decayed/infected tooth include: increased pain and tenderness in that particular tooth, increased tooth sensitivity, and a gradual darkening or discoloration of the tooth in question. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you should schedule an appointment with expert dentist Dr. Linda Ricks, who will decide which method that we use to repair decayed teeth in Batavia
that will work the very best for you and your individual needs. In some cases, root canal therapy might be necessary in order to remove the infected pulp and save the tooth in question.
If you would like to learn more about how we can repair decayed teeth in Batavia
, or if you would like to learn more about any of the other many services that Dr. Linda Ricks has to offer, we highly recommend that you pay a visit to our practice’s main website and browse through the wealth of additional information available to you there. If you have any specific questions or concerns that we can assist you with in any way, please feel free to contact the staff here directly. You can get in touch with our friendly team of staff either by giving us a call here at the office, or by sending us a message online using our designated contact form. We look forward to working with you soon at Dr. Ricks’ office.
Linda Ricks, DDS, MS, PC
1112 South Washington
Naperville, IL 60540
By Linda Ricks, DDS, MS, PC
February 28, 2016