A second chance – worth a smile
By Timberlake Dental curated from uthscsa.edu
“The X-ray revealed a black void. What was once colonized by lively cells, tissue and nerves was vacant and still. The pulp tissue (nerves) inside … Cody Nelson’s tooth was dead – the result of a biking accident. He’d been speeding down a hill when his tire hit a bump, sending the handlebars
into his face.”
See full article starting on page 16 at uthscsa.edu
Dental research is making some great strides these days. In this piece from the University of Texas Health Science Center a new technique is explained that can rebuild tooth tissue in the core of the tooth. For children this can be very meaningful, saving them from a lifetime of problems with certain teeth which become nerve dead due to either accident or decay.
Dr. Rodney Chowning, Cerec and General Dentist, Denton, TX