Endodontic News

Endodontic News 2017-07-12T20:03:06+00:00

Consider Endodontic Retreatment before Opting for Tooth Extraction

When root canal treatment doesn’t fix the problem, plan “B” becomes endodontic retreatmet.. Root canal treatment has never been more effective than it is right now. In fact, studies show that the success rate, depending on circumstances, ranges between 85% and 97% for initial treatment. Though root canal treatment boasts a very high success rate, there are still cases where teeth don’t [...]

Keeping up with Canal Preparation and Obturation Techniques

In the midst of continuous medical and technological advances, Professional Endodontics manages to stay current in an ever-evolving industry. Considered to be the two pillars of nonsurgical endodontics, canal preparation and obturation (filling) are often critical steps in the path toward long term tooth retention. Depending on the diagnosis, endodontic treatment for a root canal will typically involve the preparation and obturation [...]

Why You Should See an Endodontist for Abscessed Teeth

Endodontists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of dental problems that stem from the root canal making them the ideal choice to treat an abscessed tooth. Though most toothaches can be written off as temporary inflammation that will eventually heal, it is important to consider the possibility that it might be something more serious. For instance, if ongoing pain is paired with [...]

Conveniently Collaborate With Professional Endodontics Online

Visit the Professional Endodontics website for patient referral forms and more information about our practice. Professional Endodontics has built a reputation for excellence in patient care and collaborative doctor relationships over a span of more than six decades. Since the practice began in Downtown Detroit in 1951, Professional Endodontics has branched out to three new cutting edge facilities in Clinton Township, St. [...]

Complex Treatment Planning

We can help you gain patient acceptance for complex treatment plans. Treatment planning for diseased teeth is a complex endeavor. Thorough dental history of the patient, clinical testing, and radiographic examination are all required to make an accurate diagnosis prior to treatment planning. The process that follows in choosing the best path for treatment is exhaustive and meticulous, and is benefited by [...]

Pulpotomy Versus Pulpectomy: An Endodontist’s Perspective

a brief review of the two procedures Pulpotomy and Pulpectomy are both procedures that aim to remove infected or inflamed tissue from the pulpal area of the tooth. The most essential difference between the two is that pulectomy removes tissue from the pulp chamber AND the root canal system of the tooth, while pulpotomy focuses solely on tissue in the pulp chamber. [...]