The Importance of Endodontics, and What It Involves

It’s easy to believe one type of “dentist” does the same work as the next, but that’s not entirely true. The field of endodontics (root canal therapy) in particular, is highly specialized, and practitioners have completed extended education to qualify them to be called Endodontic specialists. Here’s what endodontics involves, and why [...]

The Importance of Endodontics, and What It Involves2022-06-23T09:55:40-04:00

Save Your Tooth Month: How an Endodontist Helps

It’s May, which is once again Save Your Tooth Month in the U.S. While there are multiple reasons why it’s so important to save your natural teeth, the one thing you don’t always hear is how to actually achieve that. As endodontists, saving natural teeth is our mission, and since taking care [...]

Save Your Tooth Month: How an Endodontist Helps2022-04-26T13:22:28-04:00

How Professional Endodontics Supports Referring Dentists and their Patients

When a patient walks through the door of your dental office, they are often apprehensive about the visit, and may be in pain. After a thorough examination, if you must deliver the news “You need a root canal procedure,” the patient may be overwhelmed and fearful about what happens next. Whether you’re [...]

How Professional Endodontics Supports Referring Dentists and their Patients2022-01-12T15:20:39-05:00

Endodontic Obturation; What is New?

Endodontic obturation is the last but not least step of the root canal treatment. The sequential procedures during the rigorous treatment protocol are critical for a successful outcome in endodontics, starting from a correct diagnosis, access opening and cleaning and shaping of the root canal system. Obturation is important because it will [...]

Endodontic Obturation; What is New?2021-06-08T14:45:44-04:00

Save Your Tooth Month: Why Saving Your Natural Teeth Matters

We live in a world of disposable goods, where most of the products we buy and use have a limited lifespan. We fully expect a TV to last only a few years, and then we replace it with a newer, upgraded, faster screen with more functionality. In the age of flawless tooth [...]

Save Your Tooth Month: Why Saving Your Natural Teeth Matters2021-05-05T10:15:01-04:00

Survey Shows Dental Offices are Safe from COVID-19

As Covid-19 continues to upend our lives, it has far-reaching effects on our health in surprising ways. Some people are skipping their regular dental visits because they are afraid of exposing themselves to the virus. Dentists, too, are operating under restrictions and with reduced hours, so it’s harder to get the appointment [...]

Survey Shows Dental Offices are Safe from COVID-192020-12-09T09:30:07-05:00

Maxillary Sinusitis and Endodontics

When should a sinus infection be treated by a dentist? When it’s really an MSEO. It is commonly acknowledged in dental and medical literature that there is a relationship between dental infections and sinus disease. It is critical to correctly identify maxillary sinusitis of endodontic origin (MSEO), since failure to do so—and [...]

Maxillary Sinusitis and Endodontics2020-10-20T10:50:56-04:00

Professional Endodontics Maintains High Standards in Safety and Cleanliness

As people everywhere adjust to the “new normal,” key questions continue to arise, among them, “Is it safe to go to my doctor or dentist?” At Professional Endodontics, the answer is clearly “Yes.” Here’s why… Creating a safe environment for patients and staff is a hallmark of any good dental practice. Professional [...]

Professional Endodontics Maintains High Standards in Safety and Cleanliness2020-08-04T12:25:33-04:00

Dr. Steve Shoha Reviews Current Trends in Endodontic Irrigants

The root canal procedure has always relied on mechanical and chemical action for disinfection. Mechanical debris removal is accomplished by stainless steel hand files and NiTi rotary files, and chemical disinfection and lubrication by irrigants. While there are many irrigants on the market would like to highlight a few that we use [...]

Dr. Steve Shoha Reviews Current Trends in Endodontic Irrigants2020-07-08T11:08:09-04:00
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