Posts made in September, 2018


A phobia is an extreme and possibly unreasonable fear. And according to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 9.1 percent of U.S. adults experience specific phobias that impact their lives. Maybe it’s a fear of flying or a type of social anxiety. Maybe you have a form of claustrophobia that prevents you from using an elevator. Or how about a fear of going to the dentist? More people than you might think experience an intense...

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At York Hill Endodontics, we enjoy nothing more than debunking a few Root Canal myths! Myth#1 Root Canal Treatment (RCT) is painful RCT does not cause pain, instead it relieves it. Stress about getting a RCT done causes more pain than the treatment itself. The toothache is normally caused by damaged tissues and infection in the tooth. The process involves administration of proper anaesthesia before commencement of RCT. The damaged...

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Do you know the hard surface of our teeth is meant to protect the roots of our teeth? Underneath our teeth enamel are miniscule passages called canals, which hold blood vessels and nerves. In endodontics we treat these sensitive tissues of the teeth also known as the pulp in case of inflammation and pain arising due to potential infection in the tooth’s pulp. This treatment is popularly known as Root Canal Therapy (RCT) often required...

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