Latest News in Endodontics

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Traumatic Injuries

#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 [...]

By |2017-01-16T02:04:10+00:00December 1st, 2012|Latest News in Endodontics|0 Comments

Saving Natural Teeth

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 [...]

By |2012-02-21T20:18:29+00:00February 17th, 2012|Latest News in Endodontics|0 Comments

Root Canals and Crowns

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. [...]

By |2012-02-21T20:25:13+00:00February 17th, 2012|Latest News in Endodontics|0 Comments