Posts made in June, 2016


Dentists today believe that the best teeth are your own, and they try their best to make sure you do not lose any of them. Successful root canal treatment lets you keep your tooth. The only other option is to have your tooth removed. Keeping your tooth helps to prevent your other teeth from drifting out of line and causing jaw problems or gum disease. Saving a natural tooth avoids having to replace it with either a bridge or an...

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Many patients are referred to our endodontic practice to find the cause of mysterious pain. While 2-D imaging still plays an important role in our dental practice, the nondistorted, cross-sectional view offered by 3-D imaging brings new depth to diagnosing issues related to the mouth’s anatomical structures. Cone beam technology provides the evidence that solves the most challenging of these enigmas. 3-D cross-sectional slices...

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Diagnostic information directly influences clinical decisions. Accurate data facilitate better treatment-planning decisions and more predictable outcomes. CBCT is an emerging tech- nology with the potential to revolutionize the diagnosis and management of endodontic problems. An increasing number of specific applications of CBCT in endodontics are being identified as use of the technology becomes more wide- spread. The benefits of a...

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  It is normal to feel some tenderness in the area for a few days after your root canal treatment as your body undergoes the natural healing process. You may also feel some tenderness in your jaw from keeping it open for an extended period of time. These symptoms are temporary and usually respond very well to over-the-counter pain medications. It is important for you to follow the instructions on how to take these medications....

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