Archive for March, 2016

Dispelling Myths of Root Canals Through Education

Dispelling Myths of Root Canals Through Education CHICAGO – Despite state-of-the-art advancements in endodontic treatment that make root canal procedures often as straightforward as fillings, Americans still express fear of the procedure. According to a recent survey by the American Association of Endodontists, 67 percent of Americans say fear of pain most concerns them about […]

Root Canals Aren’t What They Used to Be

Understanding Cracked Tooth Symptoms Video

Myth #1 – Root canal treatment is painful.

Myth #1—Root canal treatment is painful. 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 […]

Endodontic Treatment Statistics – AAE

Endodontic Treatment Statistics The most recent information available on the frequency of endodontic procedures comes from the American Dental Association Survey of Dental Services Rendered, conducted in late 2005-early 2006 and published in August of 2007. The survey is available from the ADA’s Health Policy Resources Center. A previous version of the survey was published […]

Endodontic Treatment Statistics – AAE

Endodontic Treatment Statistics The most recent information available on the frequency of endodontic procedures comes from the American Dental Association Survey of Dental Services Rendered, conducted in late 2005-early 2006 and published in August of 2007. The survey is available from the ADA’s Health Policy Resources Center. A previous version of the survey was published […]

Retreatments Explained

With proper care, even teeth that have had root canal treatment can last a lifetime. But sometimes, a tooth that has been treated doesn’t heal properly and can become painful or diseased months or even years after treatment. If your tooth failed to heal or develops new problems, you have a second chance. An additional […]

Retreatments Explained

With proper care, even teeth that have had root canal treatment can last a lifetime. But sometimes, a tooth that has been treated doesn’t heal properly and can become painful or diseased months or even years after treatment. If your tooth failed to heal or develops new problems, you have a second chance. An additional […]