Do I Need a Root Canal if There is No Pain?

Do I Need a Root Canal if There is No Pain?

The short answer is: maybe. There is a common myth that you will experience excruciating pain when you need a root canal. The truth is that you need a root canal if the pulp of your tooth is damaged or infected, regardless of the pain. Why are Root Canals Necessary? A...
Root Canal Retreatment — Save Your Natural Teeth

Root Canal Retreatment — Save Your Natural Teeth

What Does Root Canal Retreatment Mean? You may have recently been to your dentist and received a root canal treatment. In many cases, these treatments are successful in saving the tooth. But sometimes complications can arise from a root canal treatment.  In this...
The Importance of Saving Your Natural Teeth

The Importance of Saving Your Natural Teeth

When you have a seriously infected tooth, you may be faced with the question if you should save your tooth or not. Before you make a decision, we want you to understand the importance of saving your natural teeth.  Options When you have damage to a tooth from...
Root Canals and The New GentleWave® Procedure

Root Canals and The New GentleWave® Procedure

Have you ever had a root canal? Or, have you had a friend or family member who has had one? In either case, you might think of a root canal as a stressful and painful experience. Traditional root canals have been the only way of preserving teeth that could not be...
Endodontists, Specialists in Saving Cracked Teeth

Endodontists, Specialists in Saving Cracked Teeth

You might just think of an Endodontist in regards to root canals or gum surgery. This is mainly what they do. However, they also handle dramatic dental injuries when they occur. Their overall goal is to save your natural teeth whenever possible. An endodontist will...