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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, […]

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 Canal Treatment – How long will the root canal last?

A Consultation with Dr. Susan Wolcott This article is endorsed by the Dear Doctor, My dentist told me that I need to have a root canal treatment in a tooth, but how long will my tooth last if I do it? Dear Carlos, Thanks for this important question. Today, root canal treatment, also known as […]

Tips for Saving Your Teeth

Patients today have more options than ever before to treat their teeth. Understanding your choices and their impact on your future dental health and lifestyle is important. Read on to learn why nothing is as good as your natural tooth and get simple tips for saving your teeth! Saving a natural tooth through endodontic treatment […]

Cone Beam Computed Tomography – From American Association of Endodontics

Cone beam computed tomography is an innovative medical imaging technique that provides endodontists with three-dimensional views of the patient. In certain cases, CBCT greatly enhances the endodontist’s ability to diagnose, evaluate, treat and care for patients. During a CBCT scan, the machine rotates around the patient, capturing images using a cone-shaped X-ray beam. These images […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]