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If you need a root canal, are hoping to save a tooth, or have unidentified tooth pain, it is important you understand the differences between endodontists and dentists. Below are the seven differences (and some similarities) between these two dental professions. #1...read more
Root canals are less painful than ever, which is fantastic news for patients of all ages. This includes your little ones. As such, endodontists or dentists may recommend a root canal for your child in order to save an infected tooth. It can surprise some parents to...read more
Root canal infections do not appear suddenly overnight. They develop over time. Sometimes, patients do not exhibit symptoms or experience noticeable discomfort while the infection takes root. In other instances, folks simply ignore or dismiss the signs of infection...read more
It is common knowledge that the human body is mostly water. As such, it makes perfect sense that drinking water is great for your health. When you are hydrated, all sorts of bodily processes operate more smoothly. Your skin glows, your muscles move, digestion is...read more
With modern technology and the right expertise, root canals are as convenient and comfortable as a common filling. Although endodontic treatments are completely successful the majority of the times, patients should be aware of potential complications. As such, it is...read more
Patients sometimes ask, “Why does my tooth hurt after a root canal?” It is a reasonable question. Today, root canal procedures are virtually painless. It can be a little disconcerting to undergo such a comfortable and effective root canal treatment, only to encounter...read more
Cracking a tooth is, unfortunately, much more common than many patients expect. Although dental injuries are common when participating in activities like contact sports or anything else that might result in a blow to your mouth, the reality is that it takes much less...read more
Everyone knows that great dental health is about more than just regular visits to the dentist. Healthy teeth require a consistent dental care regimen at home. Good habits include things like brushing and flossing, but your teeth’s needs extend beyond the bathroom...read more
Life happens fast, and even the best dental care regimen cannot always account for the unexpected. A blow to the mouth is never pleasant, but when it damages your permanent teeth, you need to know the best steps to take. Many patients are surprised by how many options...read more
The eleventh annual celebration of Root Canal Awareness Week kicked off on Sunday, May 7! Although modern root canal therapy is virtually painless, pervasive myths still intimidate prospective patients. A survey by the American Association of Endodontists found that...read more
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