Have you ever felt thirsty and reached for a refreshing beverage, only to experience a jolt of pain with your first sip? If so, you may have asked yourself, “Why does my tooth hurt when I drink something cold?” When it comes to your teeth, pain is often a warning sign that something is wrong.…

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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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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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tedx topics

Did you know that your teeth are the gateway to your body? Dr. Sonia Chopra wishes more people knew the positive impact of endodontics on their health. That’s why this was one of her primary TedX topics at her recent Tedx Talk. Ballantyne Endodontics founder, Dr. Sonia Chopra, DDS, spoke at TEDxFarmingdale on Long Island…

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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 own work, we strive to restore the patient’s wellbeing. This article isn’t a substitute for medical care,…

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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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What to do if your tooth breaks

Even if you take good care of your teeth, accidents happen! Teeth can unfortunately break. The good news is we can help! Take a moment to learn what to do if your tooth breaks. Honestly, we hope you will never need our guide to what to do if your tooth breaks! But if you do,…

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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.  We hope this article helps improve your awareness of oral health. We believe an informed patient is an empowered patient. Of course, nothing…

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