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Pulp Trivia

By obanion | Mar 9, 2016

It’s no secret that root canal therapy (RCT) saves your natural teeth by removing infected pulp. What exactly is dental pulp, though? It’s a lot more important than you may realize — keep reading for some pulp trivia! Fact #1 Pulp is the living part of the tooth. It’s made of nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue that feed the…

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Getting to the Root of An Apicoectomy

By obanion | Feb 24, 2016

Just saying the word “Apicoectomy” is a mouthful! But don’t be put off by the name, it’s a simple and routine procedure that is effective in treating infections that may occur following root canal treatment.

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Nanodiamonds: Endodontics in the News!

By obanion | Feb 10, 2016

Could diamonds be the endodontist’s best friend? Previously highlighted for their possible use in dental implant surgery, nanodiamonds are making the headlines again, this time for their potential in assisting with root canal therapy!

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After the Root Canal

By obanion | Jan 27, 2016

If you have a root canal scheduled with our office, congratulations! You have taken an important first step toward saving your tooth and, thus, your smile and your oral health down the road! You may be wondering what to expect in terms of pain and what to do to relieve it after your procedure. Luckily, we have saved our best tips for you! Read on for information on home-care after a root canal.

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3D Imaging: The Standard in Endodontic Care

By obanion | Jan 13, 2016

The future of dental imaging has arrived, right here in our office!

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No Root Canal? What’s the Worst that Could Happen?

By obanion | Dec 30, 2015

Have you ever wondered: “Do I have to have root canal therapy? What’s the worst that can happen if I don’t?”
We are glad you asked!

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Endodontic Retreatment: When Root Canals Fail

By obanion | Dec 16, 2015

Endodontic RetreatmentAs with any dental or medical procedure, occasionally, endodontic treatment does not live up to its expected results and the root has to undergo retreatment. You may have noticed pain in the tooth or you may have no pain at all. Either way, with detailed imaging, we can see when root canal therapy has failed and when it is time for retreatment.

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Avoidance Tactics: Top 10 Tips to Avoid Root Canal Treatment

By obanion | Dec 2, 2015

Advancements in treatment have increased the success rate of endodontic treatment, while modern techniques and tools have decreased recovery time and pain. However, in spite of the advancements that excite us as professionals, we understand that most people would prefer to never experience root canal treatment!
If you are one of those people, read on for our top ten tips to avoid having to have a root canal down the road:

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Our New Blog!

By obanion | Oct 29, 2015

Our blog has recently been set up. Please check back soon!

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