dental implant vs root canal

Sometimes patients must make a choice between a dental implant vs root canal. We hope this guide makes the choice a little easier. Both of these specialized procedures require skilled dental professionals. Your first step will be a visit to your dentist or an endodontist for a thorough examination. The purpose of a root canal…

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root canal anxiety

You know the show The King of Queens – lovable goof Doug and his sassy wife, Carrie, living in New York. On one particular episode, Doug was dreading his upcoming root canal treatment and then suspecting his dentist of being intentionally rough because of his romantic feelings for Carrie. A hilarious take on an otherwise…

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alternatives to a root canal

When a patient learns they may be a candidate for a root canal, there are a few questions commonly asked. Often one of the first questions asked is, “What are alternatives to a root canal?” An endodontic specialist may suggest an alternative treatment depending on your oral health and unique situation. This blog post is…

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how long does a root canal take to heal

If your dentist told you that you need a root canal, chances are you have questions and maybe even a few concerns. Most patients want to know, “how long does a root canal take to heal?” We hope that providing some basic information helps you prepare mentally and physically for your upcoming root canal procedure.…

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root canal post op care

Dental surgery: no one really wants to go through it. Even though the thought of root canal treatment is less than pleasant, you can alleviate some of your concerns by being well informed. Let’s take a few minutes to look at what happens once your root canal procedure is over.

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signs you may need a root canal

It’s quite common to hear the term “root canal” and worry – after all, it sounds like an invasive procedure. Yet, the process is one that can restore health and strength to your teeth. It’s a process that’s often needed. Do you need one? Take a look at these 5 signs to see.

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gentlewave vs traditional root canal

It’s a fact – root canals can help repair and save teeth that are infected or badly decayed. Many people who need a root canal are afraid of the procedure, mainly because they have heard it can be uncomfortable. Fortunately, a new root canal procedure, known as GentleWave®, can help people get the dental treatment…

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success of root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is a specialized procedure that can save your natural tooth, allowing it to stay functional for decades (or even a lifetime!). However, not all teeth are the same, so the outcome of a root canal treatment can vary widely. Let’s explore what a root canal treatment is, why you may need it,…

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When a tooth becomes damaged or infected, two potential treatment options include root canal or tooth extraction. Which option is the right choice? How do you know what treatment is best for your oral health? Fully understanding both of these methods, how they work, and when they’re used can help you better determine which option…

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