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Bone Density X-Ray

Root Canals Can Save Bone Structure

The Connection Between Teeth and Bone Health When most people think about root canals, they focus on the immediate benefits of pain relief and infection control. However, root canal therapy has a lesser-known yet significant advantage that extends beyond saving the tooth itself: preserving the surrounding bone structure. The roots of your teeth anchor into […]

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The Evolution of Endodontics

Major Milestones Shaping Dentistry Endodontics is a type of dentistry that focuses on dental pulp and treating related infections. Throughout history, several milestones have shaped this specialized field of dentistry. Beginnings of True Endodontics The 19th century marked a pivotal period in the development of modern endodontics. In 1838, American dentist Edwin Maynard introduced the first […]

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Tooth Anatomy And Model

Apicoectomy: Root-End Surgery

When traditional root canal therapy isn’t enough to resolve persistent dental issues, endodontists may turn to apicoectomy (also known as root-end surgery) as an alternative treatment option. While less common than standard root canal procedures, apicoectomy is crucial in preserving natural teeth and restoring oral health. What is an Apicoectomy? Apicoectomy is a surgical procedure […]

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Young Man With Tooth Pain Symptoms

5 Symptoms Of A Root Canal

A Root Canal Doesn’t Really Have Symptoms—It’s The Treatment! But here are indicators you might need a root canal. If you’ve already been diagnosed and told you need a root canal, then congratulations on taking the first step! Otherwise, knowing the symptoms and warning signs can help you seek timely treatment and preserve your dental […]

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Happy After Root Canal

Root Canal? A Happy Ending

If You Need A Root Canal… It’s a happy ending to a scary story! Fear of going to the dentist ranks right behind the fears of death and public speaking. An estimated 35 million Americans are so afraid of the dentist that they just refuse a dental appointment. And the phrase most responsible for striking […]

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Young Woman with Infected Tooth

Do You Have An Infected Tooth?

Symptoms of an Infected Tooth And what can I do to relieve the pain? What is an infected tooth? A tooth might appear to be a hard, lifeless bone; however, that is just the surface. Underneath the outer layers of enamel and dentin are living nerves and blood vessels. Collectively, this area of the tooth […]

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Man Happy After Root Canal

Debunking Root Canal Fear

The Root Canal Has Come A Long Way! Why There’s No Need to Be Nervous About a Root Canal Root canal. Just the mention of this dental procedure can make many people shudder with anxiety. It’s no secret that root canals have gained an undeserved reputation for being painful and intimidating. However, we’re here to […]

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Senior Man with Toothache

Have A Toothache?

If You Have a Toothache Get treatment ASAP. Toothaches can be unpredictable. Onset may be sudden, or perhaps you’ve been living with pain over an extended period. Either way, the only way to treat the condition is by seeking help from a dentist. Despite the possibility of using painkillers, other medicines, or even at-home remedies, […]

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Internal Whitening Shade Guide

What Is Internal Whitening?

Most people are familiar with teeth whitening, a quick and convenient method to lighten the color of teeth and improve their appearance. However, a less well-known whitening procedure (used only in particular circumstances) is called internal bleaching, or internal whitening. When is Internal Whitening Used? Internal whitening is just for a single tooth, typically one […]

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Woman Experiencing Dental Emergency

Treat Dental Emergencies Quickly

When patients experience dental emergencies, it’s essential to treat the problem quickly. Without treatment, the infection can spread to other areas and cause further damage. Especially if you have a severe toothache that may need a root canal—identify and address the emergency in a timely manner. Untreated Root Canal Emergencies If a person does not […]

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