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 »

An Endodontist Might Need to Drain a Dental Abscess

A dental abscess is a collection of infected fluid within the periodontal tissues. It is often associated with a severely decayed tooth that has allowed bacteria to develop a presence at its root. Common symptoms of a dental abscess often include a building pressure and pain in the gums below a tooth with an untreated… Read more »

The Basics About Root Canal Treatment

Why Might Dental Pulp Need to Be Removed? The dental pulp (the tissue, blood vessels, and nerves in the middle of the tooth) can become damaged from several things, including a cracked tooth, an injury or blow to a tooth, or a deep cavity. If damaged dental pulp is not removed, an abscess (a pus-filled… Read more »

Root Canals are Not Painful

What comes to mind when you think of the words “root canal?” Do you think they’re pain-inducing? That’s a normal answer that we get. To correct some of the falsehoods surrounding root canal treatments, read this post. If you have any extra questions, please be sure to call our office and we’ll be thrilled to… Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Endodontics

If you should ever suffer an oral accident or injury, it is important to visit your dentist to determine if any underlying damage has occurred. If damage deep within a tooth has occurred and the pulp is damaged, it must be removed. Normally, a damaged pulp means a tooth would need to be extracted. However,… Read more »