Posts by ballantyneendo
How Do You Get An Abscess Tooth & What Are The Treatments
Sometimes patients ask us, “How do you get an abscess tooth?” Considering the pain a dental abscess causes, we think it is crucial for everyone to understand the causes and symptoms of an abscess. Too often, people ignore the symptoms as long as they can, which can complicate matters down the road. With prompt dental…Read More
What Can Be Done When a Tooth Breaks
Many people have nightmares about dental emergencies. Hopefully, you will never experience one, but a little knowledge can save your teeth if you do. To start, learn about what can be done when a tooth breaks. Please note this article is purely for educational purposes. Knowing a few basics can empower you to seek quality…Read More
When Is It Time To Have A Tooth Pulled
Sometimes a patient asks, “Can you pull a tooth that needs a root canal?” While extraction is sometimes the only option for a tooth, the goal of a root canal is to save the natural tooth whenever possible. Please be aware this article is for educational purposes only. It would be best to see a…Read More
Signs Your Child Might Be Having a 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…Read More
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
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
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
How To Handle Dental Emergencies 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…Read More
Does A Cracked Tooth Need To Be Pulled?
Sometimes patients ask, “Does a cracked tooth need to be pulled?” If you recently learned you have a cracked tooth, you may feel anxious about losing the tooth. However, if you see an endodontist, you may not have to lose that tooth after all! Please remember this article is strictly educational and not intended to…Read More