St Petersburg Endodontics

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Date registered: June 11, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Taking Care Of Sensitive Teeth — June 23, 2014
  2. Quality questions to ask regarding endodontic treatment – Antibiotic question — May 21, 2013
  3. Quality questions to ask regarding endodontic treatment – Insurance questions — May 15, 2013
  4. Quality questions to ask regarding endodontic treatment – Does the endodontist use a mircoscope — May 6, 2013
  5. Basic NSRCT Extraction Decision — March 7, 2013

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Jun 23

Taking Care Of Sensitive Teeth

As millions of people all around the world know, sensitive teeth can make life in general a nightmare.  Sensitive teeth come with pain and discomfort that can make eating or drinking your favorite foods a painful experience.  Although you may suffer from sensitive teeth, it can be treated. Normally, this condition presents tooth pain after …

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May 21

Quality questions to ask regarding endodontic treatment – Antibiotic question

It is not uncommon for a patient to ask if they can just take antibiotics to eliminate a root canal infection.  That is a good common sense question and there is a simple answer. Antibiotics are carried in the blood by the circulatory system and delivered to the site of an infection.  Antibiotics will help …

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May 15

Quality questions to ask regarding endodontic treatment – Insurance questions

Often when a patient calls our office inquiring about having a root canal they often want to know if we will accept their insurance.  The answer can be complicated.  Let’s see if we can clear things up a bit. Some people are really asking if we have signed up as a contracted provider for their …

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May 06

Quality questions to ask regarding endodontic treatment – Does the endodontist use a mircoscope

It’s very hard for a patient to determine the level quality and workmanship that an endodontic office is producing.  Most patients only know if it hurts when they are having their root canal, if the staff is friendly, and the office is clean. There are simple questions that can be asked to provide clues.  One …

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Mar 07

Basic NSRCT Extraction Decision

When you have a toothache, the cause may be due to the tooth being severely decayed.  If the toothache is causing you severe pain, the nerve on the inside of the tooth may be dying or already dead.  If this is the case, you’ll need to either have the tooth extracted or have the nerve …

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Feb 04

Have you ever wondered what are the levels of qualification to do a root canal?

There are 3 recognized qualification levels. The minimum qualification is to be a licensed dentist. That means it is legal for any dentist to do a root canal even if they normally don’t do root canals on a regular basis or take continuing education courses on root canals. The next level is to take specialty …

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Jan 24

St Pete Endo Team

The team of St. Petersburg Endodontics (Dr. Randy Hedrick) is committed to providing relief from tooth pain and succeeding in the art and science of diagnosis, patient services and communication with the general dentists who refer to them. It is through state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities and microscopic treatment of the root of the tooth that the …

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Jan 24

Ozone Workshop

I just spent 2 days learning about the possible benefits of ozone for endodontic treatment as well as a few other applications. It’s very interesting and widely used in Europe especially in Germany. Looking forward to learning more about it. Endless learning, that’s what keeps us moving forward!

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