How Long Does a Root Canal Last?

How Long Does a Root Canal Last?

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Root canal therapy, when performed by an experienced endodontist, is incredibly successful. According to recent studies, 97% of root canals were successful after ten years. Perhaps even more impressive were the findings that after 30 …

5 Signs You Have a Cracked Tooth

5 Signs You Have a Cracked Tooth

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A cracked tooth is nothing to ignore! If your tooth is cracked, seeing an endodontist or dental professional right away is essential. The sooner you receive professional care, the better your odds of saving the …

What Is A Pulpotomy?

What Is A Pulpotomy?

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In the past, if a patient’s dental pulp was infected, performing a root canal or extracting the tooth were typically the only treatment options available. That’s no longer the case. A patient who doesn’t need …

What Is Root Resorption?

What Is Root Resorption?

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Injury and dental decay are among the two most common causes of tooth loss. However, they aren’t the only potential ways patients may lose teeth. Root resorption is another cause of tooth loss that many …

What Causes Root Resorption In Teeth?

What Causes Root Resorption In Teeth?

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Root resorption is an oral health condition that involves the erosion of your tooth’s root structure. This needs to be addressed by an experienced endodontist – or else it could result in irreversible damage to …

Can a Knocked Out Tooth Be Saved?

Can a Knocked Out Tooth Be Saved?

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Teeth may suffer trauma from falls, sports injuries, and accidents. In some instances, teeth may leave their sockets altogether. This problem is referred to as a knocked-out or avulsed tooth. If this happens to you, …

Longevity Of A Root Canal

Longevity Of A Root Canal

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If you’ve received a root canal, you may want to know how long the repair will last. Root canals last between eight and 10 years and even longer. A 2016 study published in the Journal …

What Is Endodontic Surgery?

What Is Endodontic Surgery?

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Endodontists know that there is no tooth replacement as good as a natural tooth. Perhaps this is why endodontists make it their mission to take all steps possible to save a natural tooth – and …

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How Painful Is a Root Canal?

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Root canals have somehow acquired a reputation for being unbearably painful—so much so that any unpleasant experience is often compared to getting a root canal. This is unfortunate because if anything, root canals alleviate pain, …

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When Do You Need a Root Canal?

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A root canal treatment is needed when the pulp tissue inside a tooth is inflamed or infected. The pulp is removed, then the tooth chamber and roots are cleaned, disinfected, and filled with a material …

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What to Eat After a Root Canal

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Are you scheduled for a root canal? Or perhaps you just got home after having one. A root canal is a common dental procedure that many people require at some point in their lives. It …

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3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

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We’ve all heard the jokes comparing unpleasant experiences to root canals, but luckily endodontic techniques have improved over the years and root canals aren’t nearly as uncomfortable as people would have you think. We perform …

3 Myths About Root Canals

3 Myths About Root Canals

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That throbbing pain in your mouth has begun to drive you mad. You can’t eat or sleep or even think. All you can focus on is excruciating ache coming from one of your teeth. Looks …