Why You Need to Preserve Your Tooth Pulp

Our goal is to save your natural teeth so that you can keep them for as long as possible. This not only benefits you functionally but aesthetically as well. Keeping your smile intact means your smile stays natural, so you can still eat all your favorite foods, instead of having food restrictions, especially after having... Read more »

The Process of a Root Canal and Other Treatments

When we perform a root canal, you will have had an X-ray to see the shape of the root canals, and we check for infection in the nearby bone. You will receive a local anesthetic and a dam will be placed in the area surrounding the tooth to keep it clean and dry while we... Read more »

How Does Endodontics Affect Your Smile and Your Oral Health?

As endodontic specialists, our job is saving your natural teeth. When you come to us for treatment, you have a greater chance of keeping your teeth and avoiding having to wear false teeth or tooth replacements, such as bridges, implants, or a removable partial denture. If an infected tooth is extracted, you still need to... Read more »

Oral Health Conditions that May Require a Root Canal Procedure

Are you interested in learning more about root canal treatment and what causes it to need to be performed? Typically, Dr. performs root canal procedure on severely damaged teeth to prevent the need for extraction. There are many dental conditions that could affect your tooth pulp and require root canal treatment in order to preserve… Read more »

Correcting Misconceptions About Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is one of the most commonly misunderstood dental treatments. Because of this, many people are nervous about having this treatment performed on a tooth. To clear the air, Dr. and our team would like to correct some common misconceptions about root canal treatment. Myth 1: Root Canal Therapy Is Painful. The discomfort… Read more »

Root Canal Treatment Can Improve Dental Performance

When tooth decay doesn’t receive the treatment it needs, it can lead to further tooth issues that involve the inner structure, developing tooth infection and toothache. It’s important to address these issues before they become severe enough that there is tooth abscess or the tooth needs to be removed. We offer a review of the… Read more »

Oral Health Marvels: Endodontics

Are you familiar with Endodontics? Endodontics is a field of dentistry that is designed to care for the pulp of a tooth. Due to the importance of the pulp of the tooth, it must be cared for and well-maintained to ensure the tooth can continue to function properly. Endodontic treatments are designed to make sure… Read more »

Oral Health Marvels: Root Canal Therapy

Are you familiar with a specialized field within a branch of endodontics known as root canal therapy? Root canal therapy is a specific treatment designed to help care for the inner linings of a tooth to ensure the tooth can survive pulp damage. For more information concerning root canal therapy, look below: – Root canal… Read more »

Apicoectomy to Edit a Previous Root Canal

A root canal is sometimes necessary to treat a tooth with a badly compromised pulp, root or other internal structures. This is often related to addressing a severe case of tooth decay or a significant dental trauma. Once the affected material has been excised an abutment will be prepared. This small dental post will eventually… Read more »

A Damaged Tooth Might Need an Endodontist

Endodontics is essentially an extension of general dentistry. An endodontist receives an extended education which allows to treat dental health conditions that affect the sensitive core structures within a tooth. This can be especially helpful for individuals who have just suffered a severe dental trauma. If you or someone near you has just suffered a… Read more »