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Advancements in Root Canal Therapy – Nothing to Fear

Root canals have a reputation for being painful procedures that people try to avoid. However, advancements in endodontics have made significant improvements to root canal therapy. Knowing more about the truth behind old misconceptions can help ease any fears you have about this procedure. It’s also helpful to learn more about new advancements in root […]

Root Canals: How Long Do They Last?

  Root canals can provide an effective way to treat a tooth infection. This procedure removes infected tissue from inside your tooth, easing inflammation and other symptoms. Having a root canal done also helps prevent complications, such as a serious infection that puts your health at risk. How long can you expect the results to […]

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 […]