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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Root Canal Facts from American Association of Endodontics

Fact Sheet Root Canal or Extraction 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 our tooth saving tips to learn why nothing is as good as your natural tooth and get simple tips for saving […]

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 […]

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 […]