Ballantyne Endodontics

Dr. Chopra takes on Siroworld 2017

Dr. Chopra recently traveled to Las Vegas to participate in Dentsply Sirona World 2017, a three-day educational festival. Thousands of dentists and dental professionals (8,000+!) came together to learn, network, and have amazing talks and entertainment by industry leaders, plus Will Smith, Simon Sinek, and Imagine Dragons.  And among the thousands, Dr. Chopra found plenty of people she knew!  She’s used to attending Endodontics meetings, so as she said, “It’s nice to think outside of the box a bit!”

Dr. Chopra with our practice coach, Ragan Hartmann from Fortune Management:

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Mama Chopra’s Bucket List Trip

My family recently took a whirlwind trip to London, Paris, Florence and Rome. There were 10 of us total, all coming together to give a special gift to my mom in particular.

My brother and I wanted to do this for our mom because she had never been to Europe, and never really travelled. This was a bucket list trip for her after her battle with cancer — she had always dreamed of seeing Paris. Our mom has given us everything, and this was our way of giving back to her.

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4 Tips to Help You Understand Your Dental Insurance

You may not realize it, but dental insurance is completely different than medical insurance. Because people use their medical insurance more, they may get confused about the differences. We meet with so many patients who are not in touch with what their dental plan actually covers, so we wanted to share some important information and tips to keep you informed about your coverage and its use. Please note that the information we’re providing does not apply to HMO/DMO plans.

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Causes of Toothaches: Not Always A Cavity

No matter how conscientious you are about your oral care routine, at some point in your life you will probably experience the discomfort of a toothache. Though a cavity is the most likely culprit, it is only one of several possible causes of toothaches.

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To Pull or Not to Pull: Tips to Save Your Teeth

Patients today have more options than ever before to treat their teeth. Understanding your choices and their impact on your future dental health and lifestyle is important. Read on to learn why nothing is as good as your natural tooth and get simple tips for saving your teeth!

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Case Study: Trauma Results in Abnormal Root

The Patient: A 46-year-old male patient was referred to our practice to evaluate tooth #9 (central incisor). There was a history of trauma about 10 years prior. He fell off his bike and hit his face on the ground and suffered abrasion and bruising only.

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