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How to Relieve Patient Anxiety Surrounding Root Canal Treatment

Alleviating patient anxiety surrounding root canal treatment could mean the retention of your patient’s natural dentition. There is a stigma surrounding root canal treatment that carries along with it false anxieties about it being a painful and possibly dangerous experience. Not surprisingly, this stigma is mostly upheld and spread by people who [...]

How to Relieve Patient Anxiety Surrounding Root Canal Treatment 2017-10-03T17:31:33+00:00

Advances in Endodontic Microsurgery Might Save Your Teeth

Consult an endodontist to find out if dental extraction can be avoided through endodontic microsurgery. Though endodontic nonsurgical treatment, or root canal treatment, has a high success rate—exceeding 90%—there are many occasions when the tooth doesn’t heal correctly. In these cases, patients will experience pain and/or swelling in the treated tooth due [...]

Advances in Endodontic Microsurgery Might Save Your Teeth 2017-10-03T17:31:33+00:00

Partner with an Endodontist for More Precise Diagnoses

The AAE has been pushing for universal diagnostic language and techniques to create more precise diagnoses amongst industry professionals. Until recently, there have been numerous diagnostic classification systems advocated for when determining endodontic infection/disease. The result of having such a variety of diagnostic systems has been confusion, misleading terminology, and, too often, [...]

Partner with an Endodontist for More Precise Diagnoses 2017-10-03T17:31:34+00:00

Preserve the Natural Dentition of Your Patients with Professional Endodontics

Partnering with Professional Endodontics improves the chances of retaining the natural dentition of each of your patients. According to the latest issue of Endodontics: Colleagues for Excellence, published surveys have shown that the vast majority of dental patients prefer to preserve their natural dentition over the option of dental extraction whenever possible. [...]

Preserve the Natural Dentition of Your Patients with Professional Endodontics 2017-10-03T17:31:34+00:00

Partner with Endodontic Care to Retreat Infected Root Canals

When working with patients who require retreatment of a root canal, it is a good idea to partner with an endodontic team to provide an elevated level of collaborative care. Root canal treatments are generally so efficient that they last a lifetime. However, even when teeth have been treated properly, there is [...]

Partner with Endodontic Care to Retreat Infected Root Canals 2017-10-03T17:31:35+00:00

Proper Post Root Canal Care Ensures a Healthy Healing Process

Knowing what to do after a root canal treatment can help patients recover well and prevent any further issues in the future. Patients who have taken the steps of seeing an endodontist for a root canal treatment should be congratulated for seeking out the best care to ensure their own health and [...]

Proper Post Root Canal Care Ensures a Healthy Healing Process 2017-10-03T17:31:35+00:00

Know When to Refer Patients to a Specialist with this Simple AAE Assessment Tool

The American Association of Endodontics has published a convenient Case Difficulty Assessment Form to help dentists better evaluate the need for specialist referrals in various cases. When is the right time to refer a dental patient to an endodontist? As a dentist, it is important to establish a strong practice with a [...]

Know When to Refer Patients to a Specialist with this Simple AAE Assessment Tool 2017-10-03T17:31:35+00:00

Identify Cracked Teeth Early with Specialized Endodontic Care

Endodontists are finding a greater occurrence of cracked teeth in patients in recent years so it is important to understand what this is and how to treat or prevent it. There is a new oral health concern that is reaching epidemic levels and it often does not present with pain or discomfort [...]

Identify Cracked Teeth Early with Specialized Endodontic Care 2016-07-13T13:36:19+00:00

Provide Exceptional Collaborative Care with Professional Endodontics

Dental professionals can enhance their practice by partnering with the endodontic specialists at Professional Endodontics. Dental care is always evolving and progressing. New treatments, tools, and technology are continually developed to help dentists and specialists provide exceptional patient care. As treatments and technology improve, patients are taking notice and are seeking out [...]

Provide Exceptional Collaborative Care with Professional Endodontics 2016-06-23T14:07:09+00:00

Don’t Let Oral Health Issues Ruin Your Summer

Follow these simple steps to maintaining good oral health during the summer months. Summer is here and that brings many anticipated activities including vacations, poolside afternoons, hiking, travelling, and gathering with friends and family. While this time of year can be more relaxed, it is important to remember to take care of [...]

Don’t Let Oral Health Issues Ruin Your Summer 2016-06-07T13:15:46+00:00