What Does a Dentist or Endodontist Actually Do When Performing a Root Canal?

Simply stated: work to save your tooth. If you’ve been told you need a root canal, you may wonder what that really means and what your dentist or endodontist will actually do. Let’s start with the basic question: what is a root canal? A root canal is essentially removing the nerves and [...]

What Does a Dentist or Endodontist Actually Do When Performing a Root Canal?2020-01-14T15:58:23-05:00

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

Consult an Endodontist for These Common Dental Injuries

Here is some information regarding four common dental injuries that should be examined by an endodontist, courtesy of Professional Endodontics. What should you do when you experience a dental injury? How do you know if the injury is serious? Is it possible to save a fractured, chipped, or dislodged tooth? Many people [...]

Consult an Endodontist for These Common Dental Injuries2021-01-10T11:22:32-05:00

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 Diagnoses2017-10-03T17:31:34-04:00

Enjoy the Best Care with Endodontic Treatment

Learn about your options for specialized dental care and understand the many benefits of endodontic treatment. Admittedly, many people do not take time to actively research dental care topics until there is an urgent need such as a tooth sensitivities, dental injuries, or suspected cavities or root canals. Because of this, people [...]

Enjoy the Best Care with Endodontic Treatment2019-04-12T15:02:53-04:00

Endodontic Care Supports Ethical Treatment Planning

Dentists and Endodontists are encouraged to practice ethical treatment care by carefully selecting the most effective procedures to support long-term patient health. Oral care is an important aspect of overall health. Oral health issues can have a long-term effect on a person’s general well-being so it is important to provide the best [...]

Endodontic Care Supports Ethical Treatment Planning2020-12-31T09:03:48-05:00

Support Underserved Patients by Promoting Accessible Quality Oral Care

Dentists and endodontists are encouraged to support national, state, or local causes that promote high-quality accessible care. The American Academy of Endodontics (AAE) and the American Dental Association (ADA) stand together in support of delivering quality oral health care to all individuals in need. Unfortunately, there are many significant challenges that make [...]

Support Underserved Patients by Promoting Accessible Quality Oral Care2021-01-03T20:26:23-05:00

Identifying the Root Cause of Tooth Pain

Professional Endodontics encourages patients to see a dentist or endodontist when they experience tooth pain to treat the cause and prevent further damage. Tooth pain can present itself in many different ways, and often it can be difficult for people to determine the exact source. In some cases, tooth pain may seem [...]

Identifying the Root Cause of Tooth Pain2015-11-10T10:00:18-05:00

Trauma and horizontal root fractures of the anterior teeth: A review and case report

Horizontal root fractures present an interesting diagnostic and treatment challenge for the endodontist. These types of fractures comprise only 3% of all dental injuries (1) and are at times difficult to diagnose. The diagnosis of horizontal root fractures rely heavily on radiographs, often times more than one, as the angulation of the [...]

Trauma and horizontal root fractures of the anterior teeth: A review and case report2015-06-07T19:35:52-04:00
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