Reinfected Root Canal: How This Happened & What to do:

reinfected root canal

As endodontists, we sometimes treat patients who have a reinfected root canal. Often those patients ask how this happened and what to do about it. Whether we are retreating from work done by a different dentist or our work, we strive to restore the patient’s well-being. It’s vitally important for optimal dental health that we…

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What Is Root Resorption?

What Is Root Resorption

When one of our patients is experiencing root resorption, sometimes they ask, “So… what is root resorption?” And no wonder! This isn’t something that’s commonly talked about outside of the dental world.  Root resorption, though lesser known, remains an important threat to dental health. It occurs when tooth roots break down and absorb into the…

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What is an Endodontic Emergency?

what is an endodontic emergency

Sometimes people ask, “What is an endodontic emergency?” A dental emergency of any kind can be stressful and painful, so a little advance planning before you face a crisis can make a big difference in how smoothly you navigate the experience. Any kind of emergency requires a quick response. In the case of either a…

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How do I Know If I need a Root Canal

How do I know if I need a root canal

Have you felt a sharp, sudden pain when you eat ice cream or a lingering ache after sipping a hot cup of coffee? That pain may be more than a fleeting discomfort; it may be a warning and a sign that you need to see an endodontist, or root canal specialist. If you are wondering,…

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What Should I Do If I Have a Toothache?

what should I do If I have a toothache

If you are in pain, we are here for you. Sooner or later, most people experience a toothache. Sometimes it may be a throbbing pain centered around one tooth, or it could be a more generalized ache. If you are currently experiencing either of these, you may wonder, “what should I do If I have…

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Signs Your Child Might Be Having a Dental Emergency

child dental emergency

If you are a parent, chances are you spend most of your time focusing on your kid’s well-being. Knowing what to do during a child’s dental emergency can help ensure good oral health even if an unexpected accident or other trauma happens. We hope this guide will make your job easier by giving you strategies…

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How To Handle Dental Emergencies While Traveling?

dental emergency while traveling

If you have a vacation or business travel plan, you may want to develop a plan for how to handle dental emergencies while traveling. While you will most likely never have a dental emergency, knowing what to do will give you a better chance of saving your teeth if you experience one! Please remember this…

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What to Expect During An Internal Bleaching Treatment?

internal bleaching treatment

If you have a discolored tooth that won’t respond to traditional whitening, you may be curious about internal bleaching treatment.  You’re right to explore this idea! When a tooth becomes discolored from trauma or a root canal, regular external tooth whitening treatments won’t work. Instead, only internal bleaching can help. This article isn’t a substitute…

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My Tooth Hurts When I Chew. Why?

Patients often mention, “my tooth hurts when I chew.” They are looking for answers, as well as relief from the pain. As endodontists, we frequently see patients with this issue. There are a variety of possible causes of this kind of pain. In this article, we will share a few for the purposes of education.…

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Your Top Root Canal FAQs Answered!

root canal faqs

If you just learned that you or a family member needs a root canal, chances are you have some questions. You are not alone. Patients frequently ask questions about root canals and endodontic treatment. We hope this guide on root canal FAQs helps you make informed and empowered choices. It isn’t a substitute for personalized…

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