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So far Professional Endodontics has created 34 blog entries.

Avoiding Antibiotic Misuse

The misuse of antibiotics in dentistry happens often, but by consulting an endodontist during diagnosis, the risk can be greatly reduced. In the dental practice, there are generally two reasons why a patient might be prescribed antibiotics: prophylactic prevention or therapeutic treatment. Prophylactic antibiotics are prescribed to prevent diseases that begin in [...]

Avoiding Antibiotic Misuse 2018-06-05T14:20:33+00:00

Professional Endodontics Celebrates Eleven Years of Root Canal Awareness Week

Root Canal Awareness Week brings public awareness to endodontics so that patients and general dentists know to contact an endodontic specialist for root canal treatment. Endodontists play an important role in dental health, yet not many people even know they exist. That’s why the American Association of Endodontics (AAE) established Root Canal [...]

Professional Endodontics Celebrates Eleven Years of Root Canal Awareness Week 2018-04-26T16:47:16+00:00

How Cone Beam Computed Tomography can Significantly Improve Your Practice

Endodontists hone in on individual root canal anatomy through the use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). CBCT was first introduced to the United States in 2001, after five years in the European endodontic industry. Since then, the superior imaging technology has aided specialists in their ability to diagnose teeth accurately and [...]

How Cone Beam Computed Tomography can Significantly Improve Your Practice 2018-04-24T11:42:00+00:00

Consider Endodontic Retreatment before Opting for Tooth Extraction

When root canal treatment doesn’t fix the problem, plan “B” becomes endodontic retreatmet.. Root canal treatment has never been more effective than it is right now. In fact, studies show that the success rate, depending on circumstances, ranges between 85% and 97% for initial treatment. Though root canal treatment boasts a very [...]

Consider Endodontic Retreatment before Opting for Tooth Extraction 2018-04-10T13:38:25+00:00

Keeping up with Canal Preparation and Obturation Techniques

In the midst of continuous medical and technological advances, Professional Endodontics manages to stay current in an ever-evolving industry. Considered to be the two pillars of nonsurgical endodontics, canal preparation and obturation (filling) are often critical steps in the path toward long term tooth retention. Depending on the diagnosis, endodontic treatment for [...]

Keeping up with Canal Preparation and Obturation Techniques 2018-03-27T21:03:02+00:00

Why You Should See an Endodontist for Abscessed Teeth

Endodontists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of dental problems that stem from the root canal making them the ideal choice to treat an abscessed tooth. Though most toothaches can be written off as temporary inflammation that will eventually heal, it is important to consider the possibility that it might be something [...]

Why You Should See an Endodontist for Abscessed Teeth 2018-03-14T14:43:29+00:00

Conveniently Collaborate With Professional Endodontics Online

Visit the Professional Endodontics website for patient referral forms and more information about our practice. Professional Endodontics has built a reputation for excellence in patient care and collaborative doctor relationships over a span of more than six decades. Since the practice began in Downtown Detroit in 1951, Professional Endodontics has branched out [...]

Conveniently Collaborate With Professional Endodontics Online 2018-03-06T13:06:03+00:00

Complex Treatment Planning

We can help you gain patient acceptance for complex treatment plans. Treatment planning for diseased teeth is a complex endeavor. Thorough dental history of the patient, clinical testing, and radiographic examination are all required to make an accurate diagnosis prior to treatment planning. The process that follows in choosing the best path [...]

Complex Treatment Planning 2018-02-27T11:26:36+00:00

Pulpotomy Versus Pulpectomy: An Endodontist’s Perspective

a brief review of the two procedures Pulpotomy and Pulpectomy are both procedures that aim to remove infected or inflamed tissue from the pulpal area of the tooth. The most essential difference between the two is that pulectomy removes tissue from the pulp chamber AND the root canal system of the tooth, [...]

Pulpotomy Versus Pulpectomy: An Endodontist’s Perspective 2018-02-01T11:47:54+00:00

Diagnosing Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders and Oral Cancer

Provide patients with more accurate diagnosis in serious oral cases by partnering with Professional Endodontics. Oral cancer is a public concern that is often overlooked. In fact, there have been an estimated 32,580 new cases of oral cancer in 2017 in the United States alone. 7,550 of these cases have resulted in [...]

Diagnosing Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders and Oral Cancer 2018-01-30T17:26:26+00:00