Endodontic News

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

The Importance of Endodontics, and What It Involves

It’s easy to believe one type of “dentist” does the same work as the next, but that’s not entirely true. The field of endodontics (root canal therapy) in particular, is highly specialized, and practitioners have completed extended education to qualify them to be called Endodontic specialists. Here’s what endodontics involves, and why it’s important to understand the difference between what Endodontists do [...]

Save Your Tooth Month: How an Endodontist Helps

It’s May, which is once again Save Your Tooth Month in the U.S. While there are multiple reasons why it’s so important to save your natural teeth, the one thing you don’t always hear is how to actually achieve that. As endodontists, saving natural teeth is our mission, and since taking care of your teeth is healthier and less expensive than replacing [...]

How Professional Endodontics Supports Referring Dentists and their Patients

When a patient walks through the door of your dental office, they are often apprehensive about the visit, and may be in pain. After a thorough examination, if you must deliver the news “You need a root canal procedure,” the patient may be overwhelmed and fearful about what happens next. Whether you’re equipped to perform the procedure in-house or require a reliable [...]

Endodontic Obturation; What is New?

Endodontic obturation is the last but not least step of the root canal treatment. The sequential procedures during the rigorous treatment protocol are critical for a successful outcome in endodontics, starting from a correct diagnosis, access opening and cleaning and shaping of the root canal system. Obturation is important because it will help prevent the penetration of microorganisms through the canal system [...]

Save Your Tooth Month: Why Saving Your Natural Teeth Matters

We live in a world of disposable goods, where most of the products we buy and use have a limited lifespan. We fully expect a TV to last only a few years, and then we replace it with a newer, upgraded, faster screen with more functionality. In the age of flawless tooth restoration capabilities, then, why bother to save a natural tooth [...]

Survey Shows Dental Offices are Safe from COVID-19

As Covid-19 continues to upend our lives, it has far-reaching effects on our health in surprising ways. Some people are skipping their regular dental visits because they are afraid of exposing themselves to the virus. Dentists, too, are operating under restrictions and with reduced hours, so it’s harder to get the appointment time you need. A survey conducted in June 2020 by [...]

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