Endodontic News

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

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. [...]

Diagnosing Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders and Oral Cancer

Provide patients with more accurate diagnosis in serious oral cases by partnering with Professional Endodontics. Oral cancer is a public concern that is often overlooked. In fact, there have been an estimated 32,580 new cases of oral cancer in 2017 in the United States alone. 7,550 of these cases have resulted in the death of the victim. Though oral cancer doesn’t present [...]

Offer Patients a More Precise Diagnosis by Partnering with Professional Endodontics

Diagnosing pulpal conditions is a process that can often differ from practice to practice. Many diagnostic classification systems have been proposed in the past and, as a result, there is a flood of them within the dental industry. The problem with having a variety of these systems is that differing language and techniques can lead to incorrect diagnoses, furthermore, leading to improper [...]

Referrals can reduce patient fears when facing root canal treatment

When a patient arrives at your office with a problem it is up to you to try to solve it! Luckily for us, most of these problems are easily remedied. Some however require a bit of detective work, and others leave us scratching our heads! If through your testing procedures you determine that your patient needs root canal therapy, the next step [...]

Communication is Key When Dental Trauma Occurs

The importance lies in the cooperation from the dental trauma team when emergency treatment is needed. Time is of the essence after dental trauma occurs. The patient recovery depends upon the timeliness of care by all dental care professionals involved, and Professional Endodontics prides itself on seeing your patients in a timely manner especially when it is an emergency. If you have [...]