Largo Endodontics

Introducing the GentleWave Procedure for Improved Root Canals

When you have an infection due to bad teeth, you might need a root canal to treat this problem and prevent bacteria from spreading. Root canal therapy is traditionally an invasive procedure that can cause pain afterward. However, a new form of treatment provides a minimally invasive approach with little to no pain and speedier healing. This new treatment, known as […]

Can Teeth Infections Cause Sinusitis?

When you have a stuffy or runny nose, allergies, and common colds aren’t necessarily the cause. Inflamed sinuses, known as sinusitis, can also cause these symptoms to occur. Sinusitis can also result in other unpleasant symptoms, such as facial pressure and pain. When certain sinuses in your face are inflamed, you might also experience pain […]

Are You Sick from a Bad Tooth? All About Abscesses

A bad tooth can cause a lot of pain, but can it actually make you sick? That depends on the cause of bad teeth. Some problems, such as minor tooth decay or a small crack, might cause a bit of discomfort without putting your health at risk overall. Other problems can lead to a much greater risk of […]

What to Know About Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Having tooth pain from time to time doesn’t always mean you have cavities. Cracked tooth syndrome can cause occasional tooth pain, such as when you bite down or drink something hot or cold. This type of tooth problem has several potential causes, so it’s important to have it checked. Finding out if you have a cracked […]

Debunking Myths About Root Canals

There are many misconceptions surrounding root canal (endodontic) treatment and whether patients experience root canal pain. The American Association of Endodontists wants you to have accurate information. As always, when considering any medical procedure, you should get as much information as you can about all of your options. Your dentist or endodontist can answer many of […]

5 Common Reasons Why a Root Canal Fails

Having a root canal done can help ease tooth pain and treat an infection. This kind of endodontic procedure is usually successful, but it can fail in some cases. When a root canal fails, you might need to have retreatment done to relieve ongoing pain. Learning about some common reasons why root canals fail can […]

Why Aging Teeth Need Specialized Root Canal Care

Having a tooth infection or tooth pain might indicate that you need a root canal. This procedure removes infected pulp from inside your tooth, easing pain and stopping infections from getting worse. When you are a senior patient, having a root canal done requires special care. Instead of having a dentist perform a root canal, you should see an endodontist. These specialists have […]

Five Signs You Might Need A Root Canal 

With today’s technology, root canals are not nearly as painful and invasive as they were back in the day but people still hesitate on asking if they need one. So what are the top five signs that you may need a root canal? #1 – Tooth Pain #2 – Swollen or Inflamed Gums #3 – […]