As with any other health related topics, there are many common myths that seem to follow root canals around, so we are here to set the record straight! Here are five of the most common questions we hear in our practice every day: 1. After a root canal is my tooth dead? No. Many people…

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Surely you know what a root canal is. But have you ever heard of an “apicoectomy”? As Endodontists, we are always trying to get to the root of the problem, but the methods vary sometimes from case to case. So move over, root canal, while we give these other endodontic treatments a moment in the…

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There are times when root canal therapy simply isn’t enough to clean out all of the infected tissue. If this is the case, you may be in need of an apicoectomy” What’s that you may ask? Let me tell you! An apicoectomy will only be considered after the patient has already undergone a root canal…

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Surely you know what a root canal is. But have you ever heard of an “apicoectomy”? As endodontists, we are always trying to get to the root of the problem, but the methods vary sometimes from case to case. So move over for just a few minutes, root canal, while we give these other endodontic…

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Say that again?! An apicoetomy or “ey-pi-koh-ek-tuh-mee” (say that three times fast!) may be needed when an infection develops or won’t go away after your root canal treatment or retreatment. Your teeth are held in place by roots that extend into your jawbone. They can have anywhere from one to four roots. The tip of…

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