Category: Endodontics

Does Pain In A Tooth Mean You Need Endodontics?

When you have serious pain and sensitivity in a tooth, this could mean a severe case of tooth decay or even an infected or abscessed tooth. In order to treat the tooth, and prevent complications that could include tooth loss, then you may need an endodontic procedure. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist… Read more »

Root Canal Treatment Spells Relief

During the earliest stages of tooth decay, you will likely not notice it at all. There is usually no pain and no visual signs of a problem. (This is why routine exams with your dentist are important because they are trained to spot early issues.) As tooth decay progresses, it can eventually get inside the… Read more »

Does My Damaged Tooth Need Endodontics?

If your tooth has been cracked, chipped, or damaged in any way, then you may expect to need some sort of restorative treatment. Would you be surprised if your dentist suggested an endodontic treatment before fixing the damaged tooth? There is a common misconception that endodontic treatment, also known as root canal treatment, is only… Read more »

Why Do I Need Root Canal Therapy?

If you have been told that you need root canal therapy, it may cause you to get a bit nervous. But because modern techniques have advanced the treatment, root canal therapy is not something to cause great fear. In fact, root canal therapy can provide much needed relief for a problem tooth. Root canal therapy,… Read more »

Endodontics Can Save Your Tooth

What is endodontics?  Endodontic treatment, also known as root canal therapy, is the process of removing decay and infection from the inner pulp of your tooth.While the words “root canal” can strike fear into a patient, modern medicine has advanced the treatment. Root canal therapy can now be as simple as a dental filling, and… Read more »

So You Need Root Canal Therapy?

In the past, the words “root canal” would strike fear into the patient that heard them. Modern medicine has advanced the treatment, and root canal therapy can now be as simple as a dental filling. Root canal therapy, also known as endodontic treatment, is the process of removing decay and infection from the inner pulp… Read more »