Shining a Light on Root Canal Awareness and the Essential Role of Endodontics

May is recognized as Root Canal Awareness month, highlighting the importance of good dental health and promoting awareness about root canal therapy. Root canal therapy is a common dental procedure that is often misunderstood. Our endodontic team can assure you that despite its negative reputation, a root canal treatment is a safe, effective, and a routine procedure designed to save... read more »

When You Should Consider Seeing an Endodontist Instead of Your Dentist

Did you know that endodontists perform an average of 25 root canal treatments in a week, while your general dentist typically does two? Your dentist places dental fillings and cleans your pearly whites, while endodontists focus on diagnosing and treating any persistent problems and pain you are experiencing in your teeth. In fact, endodontists are often referred to as root... read more »

A Toothache Should Never Be Ignored if You Want To Avoid Losing a Tooth

Did you know over 80% of Americans get at least one cavity by the time they reach their mid-30s? Or that cavities are one of the most common diseases people of all ages experience? February is both Valentine’s Day and National Toothache Day, making it a great opportunity to show your smile some love by getting prompt treatment for developing... read more »

The Real Reason You Should Never Ignore Your Toothache

If you have ever had a toothache, you know that it can make it hard to function or focus on your day-to-day obligations. Once you notice pain in a tooth, pay attention because it means that the tooth root is likely inflamed and irritated. This can quickly lead to infection, tooth decay and even tooth loss unless it is treated.... read more »

Common Myths About Root Canals and Why They Are False

While root canals aren’t in the least funny, some of the myths around them are pretty laughable. But they can still scare you away from getting treatment. And that’s the last thing you should do, delay a needed root canal treatment (RCT)! Putting off treatment and avoiding it altogether can leave your smile in worse shape and is the exact... read more »

When Should You See an Endodontist for Help With Problem Teeth?

When you have trouble with the soft tissue and nerves inside your teeth, our endodontist can often save those teeth from being lost to decay and infection. As endodontists, we spend our time helping patients with tooth pain, infections and serious dental disease. Our goal is to relieve your pain and use effective measures to keep the problem tooth alive... read more »