Archive for February, 2016

Transparency

One of the major complaints with health care in the U.S. today is the lack of transparency, especially in regards to treatment costs.  Many times, patients are unaware of what a procedure costs or alternative treatments available.  Another issue is when other procedure codes are billed out that are not covered by insurance, and you are […]

Having a Root Canal is painful… or is it?

Truth—Root canal treatment doesn’t cause pain, it relieves it. The perception of root canals being painful began decades ago but with modern technologies and anesthetics, root canal treatment today is no more uncomfortable than having a filling placed. In fact, a recent survey showed that patients who have experienced root canal treatment are six times […]

Having a Root Canal is expensive… or is it?

Involving an endodontist in root canal treatment can w save patients time and money.  Endodontists have the expertise to do everything from the most common to the most complex root canals, diminishing the need for perform another root canal.  While some complex treatments certainly require more than one visit, most root canals can be completed by […]

What the heck is an endodontist??? by Dr. Ron Hill

The health care industry can be confusing for patients. A dizzying array of general practitioners and specialists, and it can be difficult to determine who does what and why, much the less when to go see them. Dentistry has always been a little easier to navigate. Most people have heard of an orthodontist or an […]

Southwest Endodontics Houston’s Root Canal Specialists

Southwest Endodontics Where Dentists Go to Get A Root Canal Southwest Endodontics specializes in endodontic (root canal) therapy.  We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality endodontic care using cutting edge technology in a comfortable and relaxing setting. We are one of Houston’s most established endodontic practices, treating patients in the greater […]

Southwest Endodontics Houston’s Root Canal Specialists

Southwest Endodontics Where Dentists Go to Get A Root Canal Southwest Endodontics specializes in endodontic (root canal) therapy.  We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality endodontic care using cutting edge technology in a comfortable and relaxing setting. We are one of Houston’s most established endodontic practices, treating patients in the greater […]