The importance lies in the cooperation from the dental trauma team when emergency treatment is needed.

Time is of the essence after dental trauma occurs. The patient recovery depends upon the timeliness of care by all dental care professionals involved, and Professional Endodontics prides itself on seeing your patients in a timely manner especially when it is an emergency. If you have questions about an emergency case, let us help. we are happy to be a part of your emergency care team. The emergency team may also consist of other general dentists, pediatric dentists and oral surgeons, with the endodontic specialist ready to join the front lines to aid in the preservation of every injured tooth. At Professional Endodontics we understand the importance of teamwork during times of trauma with the ultimate goal for the best possible care in the event of an emergency.

Guidelines created by the American Association of Endodontics (AAE) provide an important framework for patient emergency care

The Guidelines for the Treatment of Traumatic Dental Injuries offered by the AAE provides insight to its valuable readers with a common goal for efficient evaluation and excellence in the treatment of traumatic oral injuries. The practices and procedures offered to practitioners are as follows to maximize the best outcome for their patients.

  1. Treatment Guidelines for Tooth Fractures and Alveolar Fractures in the Permanent Dentition
  2. Follow-Up Procedures for Fractured Permanent Teeth and Alveolar Fractures
  3. Treatment Guidelines for Concussion, Subluxation and Luxation of Permanent Teeth
  4. Differential Diagnosis for Concussion, Subluxation and Luxation Injuries of Permanent Teeth
  5. Follow-Up Procedures for Luxated Permanent Teeth
  6. Treatment Guidelines for Avulsed Mature Permanent Teeth with Closed Apex
  7. Treatment Guidelines for Avulsed Teeth with Open Apex
  8. Follow-Up Procedures for Avulsed Permanent Teeth with Closed & Open Apices

For more information about the treatment of traumatic dental injuries, please feel free to call us at Professional Endodontics or visit the American Association of Endodontists website at

Highest quality patient care highlights the necessity for teamwork between dental and endodontic professionals

While many injuries occur during sports, automobile or falling accidents, the severity of the injury determines the proper treatment required. By utelizing the guidelines presented through the AAE, a wide array of dental traumas can be efficiently treated. Dentistry continues to make tremendous strides regarding treatment and recovery for patients in the event of traumatic injury. The common goal is the communication between the dental and endodontic experts at PE is to create the treatment plans and outcomes you’re your patient’s recovery.

About Professional Endodontics

Professional Endodontics has been exceeding the standard of care in Wayne and Macomb counties for over 50 years. The team specializes with treating issues with the inside of the tooth and goes out of its way to provide a safe easy environment for patients. Each member of the practice is dedicated to providing excellence in patient care and values high-quality relationships with referring dentists and specialists. Each endodontist at Professional Endodontics has been individually chosen as Best Dentists. Thanks to contemporary advances in endodontics, Professional Endodontics is able to use innovative technology to treat and save teeth that have suffered damage to the soft tissue within the roots of the tooth.

Professional Endodontics now offers three state-of-the art facilities in Clinton Township, St. Clair Shores, and a fully renovated Southfield location in the Comerica Tower. All locations offer the latest in advanced dental deliver systems, microscopy, and digital radiography.

Professional Endodontics
29201 Telegraph Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 358-2910