What kind of education does an endodontist have?

Endodontists are specialists that treat issues affecting internal tooth structure. Becoming an endodontist is no easy feat – it takes tenacity, work ethic, and commitment. Beyond a general Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), one aspiring to practice endodontics will need to complete advanced education and specialty training. Once this portion of education and training is…

How long does it take for root canal discomfort to go away after treatment?

Many patients who are facing root canal treatment express concerns about the discomfort associated with the procedure. Unfortunately, patients tend to think that root canals are particularly painful, which generally turns out not to be the case. However, you may experience some tenderness around the treated tooth for 3-5 days following the procedure. Often it…