Root Canal vs. Extraction: Some may question whether they should proceed with a root canal or just have an extraction. Here is a proof that it is worth saving your natural tooth if at all possible. The Left scan is pre-op radiograph from 10 months ago. The Right scan is from a recall radiograph taken…

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Are you a person that struggles with a gag reflex especially at the dentist office? Here is a case that might encourage you. A root canal was started by a referring dentist, who was unable to complete treatment due to the patient’s severe gag reflex. We couldn’t get a good pre-op radiograph, so we used…

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There are thousands, perhaps millions of people around the world that all have one thing in common; fear of the dentist. Also known as Dentophobia, it is an extreme fear of visiting the dentist. While many individuals try to put off their visits to the dentist for whatever reasons (busy schedule, in between insurance companies,…

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You may have heard the title Endodontist, and perhaps you know that it may have something to do with teeth, but do you really know what they specialize in? Maybe you were recently in for regular doctor’s appointment and they suggested that you may benefit from an endodontist, so now you are on a quest…

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For anyone that is not adept to medical jargon, you may not know the difference between all of the different medial specialty and subcategories there are. All their names and titles are spelled similar and some sound like you should be hearing “Gesundheit” after speaking it. Luckily, we are here to help with some of…

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It seems you have been blessed (or more like cursed) with an infected root canal, so now what? The first step would be to seek medical attention from your dentist. Although a general dentist practice is able to perform root canals, in some instances, it may be wise to consult with a specialist as well.…

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Having any sort of tooth pain not only hurts, but can be annoying as well. Most of the time we ignore the pain until it goes away, however, this is your body’s way of telling you that something is not quite right. When this happens we need to listen to the signs and symptoms and…

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