Why Antibiotics Don’t Cure Tooth Infections

Antibiotics play a key role in most infections, but when it’s about teeth, they’re not the entire solution. With the medical knowledge and technology we have available these days, finding out you have an infection of some kind almost always draws an automatic response: “Infection? No problem, I’ll just take an antibiotic.” [...]

Why Antibiotics Don’t Cure Tooth Infections2019-07-23T10:42:05-04:00

Lasers can be Effective Tools in Endodontics

The use of lasers in root canal treatment is gaining acceptance The use of lasers in specialized dentistry is more accepted and popular than ever. According to the American Association of Endodontists, lasers are supplementing and even replacing drills and other traditional tools for some dental procedures, including root canals. There are [...]

Lasers can be Effective Tools in Endodontics2019-07-09T11:23:16-04:00

The Difference between an Endodontist and a General Dentist

Both are dental care professionals, one is a specialist to consider. Chances are that if you’re reading this article, you like to be well informed about dental health. Maybe you’re reading this because your dentist referred you to an endodontist and you’d like to know a little more—perhaps it’s the difference between [...]

The Difference between an Endodontist and a General Dentist2019-06-18T15:13:23-04:00

Your dentist said you need a Root Canal – Now what?

Nobody looks forward to hearing a dentist say, “you need a root canal.” Fortunately, these days there is little to fear. Whether it’s caused by tooth decay, an unexpected injury, or a dental emergency, when tooth pain comes up, it’s important to address it as soon as possible. By taking immediate steps, [...]

Your dentist said you need a Root Canal – Now what?2019-05-21T14:45:05-04:00

May Is Save Your Tooth Month and Professional Endodontics is happy to participate and educate!

Save Your Tooth Month is dedicated to helping the public understand the role endodontics play in dental health and how endodontists help save teeth. This is a very special month and the team at Professional Endodontics is privileged to work with the American Association of Endodontists to raise awareness of endodontics—a specific [...]

May Is Save Your Tooth Month and Professional Endodontics is happy to participate and educate!2019-04-30T14:32:07-04:00

An Endodontist’s Guide to Relieving Anxiety Surrounding Root Canal Treatment

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, [...]

An Endodontist’s Guide to Relieving Anxiety Surrounding Root Canal Treatment2021-01-03T20:55:33-05:00

Professional Endodontics Celebrates Six Years with MDA’s Mission of Mercy

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. [...]

Professional Endodontics Celebrates Six Years with MDA’s Mission of Mercy2021-01-10T11:48:16-05:00

Endodontic Microsurgery Can Save Teeth when Root Canal Treatment Cannot

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 [...]

Endodontic Microsurgery Can Save Teeth when Root Canal Treatment Cannot2021-01-06T18:37:03-05:00

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 Misuse2021-01-03T20:56:33-05:00

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 Week2021-01-10T11:26:18-05:00
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