Endodontic News

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

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 [...]

Why MTA and Calcium Silicate Materials are the Best Choice for Pulp Capping

The best choices today for your patients. As a practicing dentist, you’re undoubtedly familiar with pulp capping, a procedure frequently done to delay and often prevent the need for a future root canal treatment in immature permanent teeth. You may be doing these yourself or perhaps referring your patients to an endodontist for the treatments. In either case, it’s important to know about [...]

May Is Save Your Tooth Month and Professional Endodontics is happy to participate and educate!

Save Your Tooth Month is dedicated to helping the public understand the role endodontics play in dental health and how endodontists help save teeth. This is a very special month and the team at Professional Endodontics is privileged to work with the American Association of Endodontists to raise awareness of endodontics—a specific and important part of dentistry. To most people however, endodontists [...]

An Endodontist’s Guide to Relieving Anxiety Surrounding Root Canal Treatment

By spreading information about modern root canal treatment, dentists and endodontists can relieve patient anxiety and, ultimately, save more teeth. Root canal treatment is an endodontist’s most essential tool when it comes to saving natural teeth. Dentists and endodontists will agree that the majority of their patient visits, outside of routine appointments, involve some form of root canal treatment. The problem is [...]

Professional Endodontics Celebrates Six Years with MDA’s Mission of Mercy

The Michigan Mission of Mercy event provides dental treatment to low-income families who may not have access otherwise. Professional Endodontics planted its roots in Detroit, Michigan in 1951. Since then, our practice has diligently served the communities of southeastern Michigan, branching out to three new state-of-the-art facilities in Clinton Township, St. Clair Shores, and Southfield. At Professional Endodontics, we recognize that [...]

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 [...]