Ballantyne Endodontics

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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Case Study: Endodontic Surgery Is Not Always The Answer!

The Problem: The patient had no history of pain, however, upon evaluation his general dentist noticed something suspicious on his x-ray and he was referred to our office. The clinical evaluation was insignificant, there was no pain to temperature or tapping. Thorough discussion with the patient revealed the true dental history of tooth #14.

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Case Study: Upper Premolar with 3 Roots

be-collage-1-newThis Cone Beam Case Study is a recent patient who presented to our office with an infection after a previous root canal treatment. Follow her journey through diagnosis and treatment with Ballantyne Endodontics.

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