Endodontic News

Endodontic News2017-07-12T20:03:06-04:00

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 high a few that we use in our offices. Sodium hypochlorite ( NAOCL) is still the [...]

People With Dental Emergencies Should Seek Care From Endodontists, Not Hospitals According to AAE

In a recent news release from the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) people with dental pain or emergencies are urged to seek care from endodontists rather than hospitals. As a result of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic hospitals and emergency rooms can experience surges of patients seeking care. The additional measures being taken to reduce the risk of spreading COVID -19 lead to [...]

They’re Your Patients, and We’ll Help You Care for Them

Running a thriving dental practice entails everything from routine cleanings and fillings to diagnosing more complex dental problems. The work can overwhelm even the most dedicated, seasoned practitioner. You know that nothing can slow your day down more than squeezing in an emergency molar endo! One way to alleviate some of that pressure without compromising your practice is to create a referral [...]

A New Tool to Help Reduce Tooth Decay

FDA-approved silver diamine fluoride treatment is an effective noninvasive alternative to combat tooth decay. Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is a liquid substance used to help prevent tooth cavities (or caries) from forming, growing, or spreading to other teeth. While the ideal way to treat tooth decay is by removing the decay and placing a restoration, SDF offers an effective, often less expensive [...]

Professional Endodontics Announces Merger with North Oakland Endodontics

Professional Endodontics P.C., is proud to announce that it has merged with North Oakland Endodontics in Clarkston. The Clarkston practice, located at 6803 Dixie Highway, will be renamed Professional Endodontics and is the group’s fourth office in the Metropolitan Detroit area. Effective immediately, the merger will allow the Professional Endodontics group to better serve the dental community in northern Oakland County. “Excellent [...]

The importance of the operating microscope in root canal treatment

Advanced technology makes for better treatment and patient care Successful root canal treatment requires the clinician to be precise, focus on detail, and give his or her full attention to the patient’s well-being. To this end, knowledgeable clinicians will call upon their own skills, training, and experience to take on root canal issues. But those same clinicians also know to use modern [...]