By spreading information about modern root canal treatment, dentists and endodontists can relieve patient anxiety and, ultimately, save more teeth. Root canal treatment is an endodontist’s most essential tool when it comes to saving natural teeth. Dentists and endodontists will agree that the majority of their patient visits, outside of routine appointments, [...]
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The Michigan Mission of Mercy event provides dental treatment to low-income families who may not have access otherwise. Professional Endodontics planted its roots in Detroit, Michigan in 1951. Since then, our practice has diligently served the communities of southeastern Michigan, branching out to three new state-of-the-art facilities in Clinton Township, St. [...]
To strengthen your practice, consider partnering with Professional Endodontics and offering your patients access to contemporary endodontic microsurgery in the hands of highly trained specialists. Though conventional, nonsurgical root canal therapy will always be the preferred route for any endodontic proplem, there are instances in which this method of treatment cannot save [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]