Will a Root Canal Save My Tooth?

Patients may dread getting a root canal (which is unfounded—we’ll get to that in a minute!), but the procedure is tremendously valuable for salvaging teeth that have been so severely damaged by internal infection that they are at risk for being lost. While tooth replacement technology has advanced significantly in recent decades, it’s still preferable…

Common Myths About Root Canals

Ah, the poor unfairly maligned root canal is the most dreaded of all dental treatments, but unjustifiably so. Unfortunately, far too many patients buy into myths about root canals that cause unnecessary fear and anxiety and may delay getting treatment. The most common falsehood about getting a root canal is that the procedure causes significant…

Advances in Endodontics

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on treating the tooth pulp, or the soft interior tissues of the tooth. The most commonly known form of endodontic treatment is the root canal treatment. Recent advances in this school of dentistry have made endodontic treatment more effective and comfortable than ever. Advanced Imaging Techniques Advanced…