Posts made in August, 2018


You’ve heard the jokes for years such as, “I’d rather be abducted by aliens than have a root canal.” Dentists across America want to debunk this myth of excruciating root canal pain once and for all. Technology has made the root canal process a straightforward procedure to more easily relieve pain and most importantly, save your teeth and smile. Millions of teeth are treated and preserved each year thanks to a root canal. “Root canal”...

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It’s no secret that vast majority of Americans don’t look forward to a visit to the dentist. According to the American Association of Endodontists, a striking 80% of US adults experience dental fear or anxiety. On some levels, fear of the dentist is understandable because a checkup or a procedure involves poking and prodding around the mouth of a patient with an intimidating looking set of tools. At the same time, these...

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The term endodontics is derived from two Greek words – “endo” meaning inside and “odons” meaning tooth. Taken together, these words mean – “study of the inner part of the tooth or the dental pulp”. Endodontics specialists are familiar with a number of diseases that involve the dental pulp and the procedures to treat them. The dental pulp is the innermost part of the tooth. The pulp is...

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