Patient Blog2017-07-12T20:08:54-04:00

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 them with dental implants, we can help you protect your smile [...]

4 Essential Root Canal Recovery Tips

A root canal procedure is a fact of life for many Americans. According to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), more than 41,000 root canals are performed every day, which adds up to over 15 million root canals each year. Only a small percentage of cases develop complications or experience more than mild discomfort - especially when the procedure is performed by an Endodontist. Still, the way you care for your mouth after [...]

Does Drinking Sparkling Water Damage Your Teeth?

As the world we live in gets warmer, hydration for the sake of good health is becoming more important every day. Sales of bottled water and purifying water bottles are at an all-time high, but many people simply don’t like drinking pure, unadulterated water. Sparkling water is a popular solution that comes in various flavors, levels of sweetness, and degrees of carbonation. Currently, multiple sparkling water brands are flooding the market to encourage [...]

5 Vital Reasons to Choose an Endodontist Over a General Dentist for a Root Canal

During the Covid-19 pandemic, many Americans realized just how challenging it was to be unable to go to a hair salon. Hair grew long and untidy, color faded and grew out, and home haircuts highlighted the importance of getting regular attention from a properly trained person. You might wonder what this has to do with dental care, but it’s similar to consulting a general dentist for a root canal or other endodontic procedure. [...]

6 Factors That Define How Long a Tooth Lasts After Root Canal Treatment

The primary reason for having root canal therapy is to preserve a damaged tooth, but that doesn't mean the tooth will last forever. Dentists usually recommend root canal treatment when the tooth's inner tissue, known as the pulp, gets infected or has been affected by decay or trauma. Pulp exposure due to decay or trauma can result is extreme discomfort. Infection within the tooth may eventually spread to the supporting bone, resulting in [...]

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 when a stronger, tougher dental restoration can easily replace it? May [...]

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