#8 Complicated Crown Fracture Multiple teeth may be involved when trauma occurs, not just the one that looks most damaged. Complications from trauma include pulpal necrosis (nerve death), internal resorption, external inflammatory resorption, external replacement resorption and ankylosis. It is important to have testing done by your dentist or an endodontist to determine [...]
Root canal therapy can save many natural teeth, but sometimes the tooth itself is not strong enough to support chewing on it for years to come. The guideline used to assess this is called ferrule, and means we need 360 degrees of healthy tooth structure of 1.5-2.0mm height to predictably retain a crown [...]
It is important to follow up with your general dentist after root canal therapy has been completed. They would like to know your symptoms have been resolved and seal the tooth with a definitive restoration. The filling and crown will prevent leakage and re-contamination of the tooth to prevent problems in the future. [...]
East Hill Endodontics new website has launched. Check out the pages to get an overview of Endodontic services, patients may fill out forms prior to their appointment, and referring offices can submit an online referral. Visit our office to see how the latest technology and techniques are able to save more natural teeth.
Remember, it is NORMAL to feel discomfort in the area that was worked on for a few days to weeks. If the recommended dosage of ibuprofen or acetaminophen is not adequately controlling your discomfort speak with Dr. McNamara about other options to keep you comfortable. Please contact us if you are having an issue that [...]