Alternatives to a Root Canal

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Although root canals are very common procedures nowadays, it is not uncommon for patients to ask about alternatives to them. Regardless of their reason, they want to save the ailing tooth, but they are looking …

What is Root Canal Therapy?

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Years ago, root canal therapy was thought to be an incredibly invasive, complex dental procedure. Today, it is as common as filling a cavity. And while many dentists may perform root canals, endodontists specialize in …

What is Endodontic Treatment?

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Endodontic treatment requires the skills and special training of an endodontist. This dental speciality focuses on the tissues found deep within the tooth, such as the pulp and nerve, using precise movements to carefully work …

What is an Apicoectomy?

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If your endodontist recommends an apicoectomy, don’t panic. Although the surgical name may sound intimidating, this is a common endodontic treatment. Also known as apical surgery, or root-end surgery, an apicoectomy is a microsurgical procedure …

What Is An Endodontist?

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There are dentists – and then there are dentists that have special training to handle certain aspects of dentistry. Endodontists are the latter. They are specialists who focus on procedures that involve the inside of …