Category Archive: Considering 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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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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