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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 […]

What is the AAE? (American Association of Endodontist)

What is the AAE?   The American Association of Endodontists is the professional membership association for endodontists, endodontic residents and dental professionals with an interest in the specialist. More than 90 percent of U.S. endodontists belong to the AAE. The Association is dedicated to excellence in the art and science of endodontics and to the highest […]

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, […]

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 […]

Patient centered care.

Below is an interesting article from the AAE’s Paper Point, May 2016 edition. It’s a great example of the importance of a multidisciplinary approach  for the treatment of our patients. At Southwest Endodontics, we work closely with all dental specialties in patient care. As an Endodontist, When Should I Refer? Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Odontogenic […]

Patient centered care.

Below is an interesting article from the AAE’s Paper Point, May 2016 edition. It’s a great example of the importance of a multidisciplinary approach  for the treatment of our patients. At Southwest Endodontics, we work closely with all dental specialties in patient care. As an Endodontist, When Should I Refer? Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Odontogenic […]

Saving a Tooth V Extraction

Sometimes bad things happen to good teeth!  Despite dental treatment, and even root canal therapy, some teeth can still have pain.  What next???  Sometimes, teeth need to be extracted.  There is just no alternative.  There may have been a fracture, severe loss of tooth structure due to decay, or loss of the bone and tissue […]