Endodontic News

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

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 [...]

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. [...]