Apicoectomy? What the heck is that? Time to learn about some endodontic procedures that can help save your natural teeth. In short, an apicoectomy is a form of endodontic therapy where the endodontist needs to make an incision on the gums in order to gain access to the infected tooth’s roots and remove the infected … Read moreWhat is an Apicoectomy treatment?
Michelle woke up with a sharp throbbing pain coming from an upper left tooth. Her first thought was ‘oh no, am I going to lose my tooth’. She rushed to the bathroom mirror and saw that the left side of her face was puffy and swollen. Her thoughts were frantic and the pain she was … Read moreIs your tooth okay? Do you need a root canal?
OUCH! This tooth will not stop hurting! My facefeels swollen, and it hurts constantly! When you hear the term hot tooth, it is not actually referring to the temperature of the tooth, but rather the state of the tooth. Let’s try to answer the question of what a hot tooth is. A hot tooth generally … Read moreWhat is a Hot Tooth?
Imagine sitting in an Endodontics office. This is not your regular dentist; the sitting room is well decorated, but still unfamiliar. There are thoughts racing through your mind about what that pain level of this procedure will be like. Maybe you are already experiencing tooth pain and you don’t want it to get any worse. … Read moreAre Root Canals painful?
Do you know when to replace your toothbrush? Your toothbrush is not like a pair of shoes that you replace or throw away when they get worn out or like your clothes that you need to replace when they get torn, faded or go out of fashion. Replacing your toothbrush is an important part of … Read moreWhen Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?
We all have been brushing our teeth for years and yet it is quite surprising that many of us still manage to do it wrong. If you are one of the lucky ones whose dentist took the time to teach the right brushing technique, and you followed through, there is a possibility that you brush … Read more3 Signs You are Brushing Too Hard (and Need to Stop)
Root canal treatment is used to save and repair a badly infected or decayed tooth. During the procedure, pulp and nerve are removed and the inside part of the infected tooth is sealed and cleaned. Without this treatment, the tissues surrounding the tooth become infected and abscesses may form. This is a specialised treatment and … Read more4 Easy Ways to Choose the Right Root Canal Specialist for You
Dental problems can come unannounced and can be a cause for concern, not just because of the pain and inconvenience that they cause but also the cost involved in the treatment. However, the reality is that most people do not know the actual root canal treatment cost. They just presume it to be high and … Read moreWhich Factors Affect the Cost of a Root Canal?
You may not be suffering from any dental problems right now but there is no denying the fact that everyone needs dental care at some point. On top of that, annual dental check-ups are becoming increasingly important too. This gives rise to thequestion,”Should I get dental insurance?” The short and direct answer to this question … Read moreDental Insurance: Is it Worth the Money?
Have you ever wondered whom do you need to contact for your dental problems? A dentist? Or an endodontist? Or do you think they are one and the same? Consider this, all endodontists are dentists but not all endodontists are dentists. Ah! Still confused? Well, let’s clear it up for you. Here are 2 ways … Read moreWhat’s the Difference Between an Endodontist and a Dentist?