Hitek Dentistry Blog

Helpful information for you and your family about oral health

Does A Root Canal Hurt?

Is Root Canal Procedure Painful? The root canal procedure itself is usually painless as your dentist will completely numb the tooth being treated before he or she begins the root canal. Many people erroneously associate root canal treatment with extreme pain as it...

Does Novocaine Have Any Side Effects?

Novocaine Side Effects “Novocaine” (or novocain) the numbing medication which is used by most dentists to eliminate pain during dental procedures, consists of procaine hydrochloride, a local anesthetic. Does Novocaine Have Any Side Effects? This anesthetic is...

Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth?

Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth? Answer: Yes Coffee may get us smiling in the morning, but it doesn't always have the most flattering effect on our smile: The tiny pits and ridges naturally present in tooth enamel make our teeth prone to staining from dark foods and...

What to Do If You Bite Your Lip Or Tongue

Bitten Lip or Tongue If you or your child has bitten through a lip or tongue, resist the urge to panic. Gently clean the area, staunch the blood flow by applying pressure with a sterile gauze pad, and apply a cold compress to reduce swelling. If bleeding persists,...

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