Archive for February, 2014

Why do I need a root canal if I have no pain?

I am frequently in the position of informing a patient that they need a root canal based on the objective clinical presentation and not based on their subjective symptoms(pain). When a patient comes to my office for a cleaning or an exam and they have pain due to a dead or dying nerve, it is […]

Recognizing and Treating TMJ Disorder

As a cosmetic dentist dedicated to the complete oral care of his patients, Dr. Jeffrey Emmi offers dental services that extend beyond the care of the teeth and gums. The jaw bone is vital to creating a mouth that functions fully and comfortably. Problems with the jaw bone can throw off the alignment of the […]