Category Archive: Benefits of a Root Canal

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 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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