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Questions to Ask Your Endodontist during a Consultation Visit

Are you scheduled for an endodontic consultation or thinking about a root canal treatment? It’s natural to have questions and concerns about undergoing such a procedure. Discover essential questions to ask during your visit to ensure clarity. Is a root canal procedure necessary? Root canal treatments are recommended when the dental pulp inside your tooth…
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Is a Post Necessary After a Root Canal?

After a root canal procedure, patients often wonder about the necessity of a post. While dentists have long relied on traditional posts to support dental restorations, advancements in technology have introduced passive fiber posts as an alternative. Understanding the Purposes of a Post A post typically provides support for a dental crown by anchoring it…
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Weighing the Options: Retreatment vs. Apicoectomy in Endodontics

Endodontic treatment, which focuses on preserving natural teeth, often faces complexities that demand careful consideration of treatment options. When conventional root canal therapy falls short, two primary approaches stand out as viable solutions: retreatment and apicoectomy. Retreatment: A Second Chance for the Natural Tooth Retreatment involves revisiting the root canal to address issues such as…
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The Unseen Link between Oral Health and Overall Health

Maintaining good oral health goes beyond having a bright smile and fresh breath. It plays a crucial role in promoting overall well-being. Your mouth serves as the gateway to your body, influencing various aspects of health that may go unnoticed. Diabetes For individuals with diabetes, prioritizing oral health is essential. Periodontal disease not only makes…
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Understanding Root Resorption: Causes and Management

Root resorption, a dental condition that involves the breakdown and absorption of the tooth’s root structure, can originate from different areas within the mouth. Internal resorption starts at the inner surface of the tooth’s root while external resorption initiates at an outer surface where the root connects to the jawbone. What causes root resorption? According…
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Can a knocked-out tooth be saved?

Accidents happen and dental emergencies are no exception. A knocked-out tooth, also known as an avulsed tooth, can cause distress. However, it is important to know that, in some cases, you can save a knocked-out tooth by acting quickly and following the right steps. Immediate Actions to Take after Your Tooth is Knocked Out How…