Tag Archive: endodontist

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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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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