Can A Tooth Infection Be Cured With Antibiotics?

can a tooth infection be cured with antibiotics

If you are experiencing throbbing pain around a tooth, you may wonder whether you have a tooth infection. If you do, you may also wonder, “can a tooth infection be cured with antibiotics?”  Unfortunately, treating a dental infection usually involves much more than antibiotics. Sometimes the best treatment may not include antibiotics at all. To…

Read More

Meet Dr. Tadrissi: Your Endodontic Technology Specialist

endodontic technology

Mark Tadrissi, D.D.S., is a problem solver and dentistry is one way he solves problems and makes patient’s lives better. As an Endodontic Technology Specialist, he offers solutions and relief for painful dental problems that are often hidden without a careful evaluation from a skilled endodontist. He strives to offer compassionate care and make each…

Read More

Meet Dr. Reiter: Your Endodontic Surgery Specialist

dr tania reiter

Endodontist Tanya Reiter, D.D.S. approaches each day with a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to treatment. She strives to excel in everything she does, which is why she ranked within the top 10% of her class at dental school. Dr. Reiter is still at the top of the class! Right from the start, she was trained through…

Read More

The Most Common Endodontic Diagnostic Tests

Before receiving a root canal or other endodontic treatment, your endodontist will need to run a few endodontic diagnostic tests. Here at Ballantyne Endodontics, we’re big believers in the power of diagnosis because it helps us create a customized treatment plan for you and your teeth. Your clinical exam gives us the information we need…

Read More

Let’s Break Down the Stages of Tooth Decay

Want to hear some good news? Teeth don’t decay overnight. And that means you can take steps to prevent decay before it starts. While few people enjoy thinking about cavities, understanding the stages of tooth decay can help you take charge of your oral health—especially the early stages of tooth decay! Please note this article…

Read More

Why Do You Need Endodontic Imaging Prior to Treatment?

Digital imaging in endodontics

As you’re hopping in the car for a road trip, what’s one of the first things you do? We’re guessing you plug in your destination on your GPS. Well, when we’re performing endodontic treatment, high-quality images serve as our road map. They guide your endodontist’s mission to restore your wellbeing and oral health. Digital imaging…

Read More

Why Do You Need an Endodontic Evaluation Prior to Treatment?

endodontic evaluation

If you recently learned that you need endodontic treatment, you also need an examination. This might be confusing, and you might wonder why you need an endodontic evaluation from your endodontist when your dentist already examined you. Endodontists are dental specialists who strive to save their patients’ natural teeth whenever possible. They complete two years…

Read More

The Endodontic Technology Used at Ballantyne Endo

Endodontic Technology

If you know a handy person, chances are you may have heard an expression about the importance of having the right tool for the job. You wouldn’t use a wrench to hang a picture on the wall! Having the right tools for the job is just as important in endodontics and dentistry. Advances in endodontic…

Read More

How To Choose a Top Endodontist in Charlotte, NC

Top Endodontist in Charlotte NC

If you need a root canal or treatment for tooth trauma, you may be wondering whether you should see your dentist or a specialist. An endodontist is a specialist who focuses on these treatments and seeks to restore health and balance to your mouth. Seeking care from a specialist increases the likelihood of successful treatment.…

Read More