Archive for the ‘ Root Canal Therapy ’ Category

Netflix removed the controversial documentary “Root Cause” that falsely claimed root canals cause cancer.

We are glad to hear that Netflix removed the controversial “Root Cause” documentary that made many false claims about root canals causing cancer. While discussion is always healthy, it is important that the validity of claims be thoroughly tested and proven before being presented as fact.   https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/feb/27/netflix-root-cause-pulled-root-canals-cancer

American Association of Endodontics (AAE) Guidance on the use of Systemic Antibiotics in Endodontics, AAE Position Statement

AAE Guidance on the Use of Systemic Antibiotics in Endodontics   AAE Position Statement   About This Document This paper is designed to provide scientifically based guidance to clinicians regarding the use of antibiotics in endodontic treatment. Thank you to the Special Committee on Antibiotic Use in Endodontics: Ashraf F. Fouad, Chair, B. Ellen Byrne, […]

Systemic Antibiotic Use in Endodontics by Ron Hill, DDS, MSD

This was published in Journal of Greater Houston Dental Society, April 2018 Since the accidental discovery of penicillin by Fleming in 1928, antibiotics have been essential medications for treating localized and systemic bacterial infections. There are now over 100 different types of antibiotics available to clinicians, but it is estimated that 50% of all antibiotics […]

Dr. Mamatha Yadlapati has joined Southwest Endodontics Houston Locaion

  We are pleased and excited to announce that Mamatha Yadlapati, B.D.S., M.S.D., will be joining Southwest Endodontic Specialists, L.L.P. Dr. Mamatha Yadlapati is originally from Hyderabad, India. She received her Dental Degree in 2003 and Masters in Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry in 2007 from Dr MGR University and MAHER University in Chennai, India. She […]

How does endodontic treatment save the tooth? (aae.org)

Root canal or endodontic treatment—treatment done to the inside of the tooth—is necessary when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. The inflammation or infection can have a variety of causes: deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, faulty crowns, or a crack or chip in the tooth. In addition, trauma to a tooth may […]

Top Endodontists in Houston

  Southwest Endodontic Specialist Ron Hill, D.D.S., M.S.D. Chad Goodman, D.D.S., M.S.D 4126 Southwest Fwy Suite 1040 Houston, TX 77027 (713) 626-8343 https://www.southwestendo.com/ Gulf Coast Endodontics, PLLC (Houston) Mark N. Haddad, D.D.S. Matthew C. Haddad, D.M.D. 5115 Buffalo Speedway #200 Houston, TX 77005 (832) 379-2696 http://www.gcendo.com/ Contemporary Endodontics David S. Wan, D.D.S., M.S. 1990 Post […]

Top Endodontists in Houston

  Southwest Endodontic Specialist Ron Hill, D.D.S., M.S.D. Chad Goodman, D.D.S., M.S.D 4126 Southwest Fwy Suite 1040 Houston, TX 77027 (713) 626-8343 https://www.southwestendo.com/ Gulf Coast Endodontics, PLLC (Houston) Mark N. Haddad, D.D.S. Matthew C. Haddad, D.M.D. 5115 Buffalo Speedway #200 Houston, TX 77005 (832) 379-2696 http://www.gcendo.com/ Contemporary Endodontics David S. Wan, D.D.S., M.S. 1990 Post […]

WebMD.com: What Are the Signs That Root Canal Therapy Is Needed?

Signs you may need root canal therapy include: Severe toothache pain upon chewing or application of pressure Prolonged sensitivity (pain) to hot or cold temperatures (after the heat or cold has been removed) Discoloration (darkening) of the tooth Swelling and tenderness in nearby gums A persistent or recurring pimple on the gums Sometimes no symptoms are […]

Dental Insurance

Southwest Endodontics is in network with: We are In-Network with these Insurance companies: Aetna, Assurant, CIGNA, Connection Dental, Delta Dental & United Healthcare.

Root Canals – What does a root canal treatment entail?

Root Canals What does root canal treatment entail? Learn more about this quick, comfortable procedure that can relieve your pain and save your natural tooth. Has your dentist or endodontist told you that you need root canal treatment? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of teeth are treated and saved each year with root canal, or endodontic, […]