Root canals are a very misunderstood procedure. When patients are referred for this procedure, they often have no idea what the procedure entails. Let’s go through a few common misconceptions that many patients have about root canals. Myth One: Extraction is better than getting a root canal. False! Preserving your natural teeth whenever possible is … Read moreMyths and misconceptions around Root Canal Treatments
Root canals are a common dental procedure performed on millions of people throughout each year. But is there some way of preventing or avoiding this procedure? It’s a difficult question due to the different possibilities that can lead someone towards needing an endodontic procedure. The main way to avoid the need of a root canal … Read moreCan you avoid getting a Root Canal?
Root Canal vs Implants When sharp tooth pain takes over your life sometimes it might seem easier to just get the tooth taken out without considering different options available to you. Saving your own natural tooth, when possible, is always the best option. When given the choice between tooth extraction and root canal treatment always … Read moreWhat is the difference between Root Canal and Implants?
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?
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?
After getting an RCT you may think that you are done with treatment, as there is no more tooth pain, but that is not the case. Heads up! You need to go back to your general dentist and geta crown or a permanent filling if you want your tooth to survive many years. A root … Read moreImportance of Getting a Crown
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?