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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, […]

Celebrating the Superheroes of Saving Teeth

Celebrating the Superheroes of Saving Teeth A new video released today by the American Association of Endodontists helps patients understand how the advanced training, specialized techniques and superior technologies used by endodontists help save teeth. Endodontists are dental specialists who perform root canal treatment and other endodontic procedures to treat dental infections, relieve pain and […]

Celebrating the Superheroes of Saving Teeth

Celebrating the Superheroes of Saving Teeth A new video released today by the American Association of Endodontists helps patients understand how the advanced training, specialized techniques and superior technologies used by endodontists help save teeth. Endodontists are dental specialists who perform root canal treatment and other endodontic procedures to treat dental infections, relieve pain and […]

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 […]

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 […]