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Can You Get A Root Canal While Pregnant?

By southernendo | Oct 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
can you get a root canal while pregnant

If you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or have recently given birth, you probably have asked medical professionals more than one time, “can I do that?” when informed of a recommended procedure. This holds true with the dental office as well. If you have visited the dentist in recent weeks and have been told…

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How To Select An Endodontist?

By southernendo | Oct 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
how to select an endodontist

An endodontist specializes in the internal health of your teeth. While your general dentist is exceptional when it comes to the maintenance of your teeth, they do not spend as much time on certain procedures, including root canals. An endodontist focuses all of their attention on the internal health of your teeth, which means all…

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Do You Need A Crown After A Root Canal?

By southernendo | Sep 14, 2022 | 0 Comments
do you need a crown after a root canal

Root canals are relatively straightforward procedures performed daily at endodontist offices throughout the country. The process of removing the dead pulp and other organic material from inside a tooth has been perfected by endodontists. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, it is possible to clear out what needs to be excavated from a tooth quickly and effectively.…

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What Is An Apicoectomy?

By southernendo | Sep 14, 2022 | 0 Comments
what is an apicoectomy

At Southern Endodontic Specialists, we focus primarily on the health and well-being of the inside of your teeth. The inside of your teeth is incredibly important, as a single corrupted tooth can, over time, affect other structures in your mouth. A root canal is one of the most common procedures performed within our office and…

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Do I Need A Referral To See An Endodontist?

By southernendo | Aug 7, 2022 | 0 Comments
do I need a referral to see an endodontist

When it comes to seeing any kind of medical specialist, it can be a bit confusing to know where to start. This is true in the dental community as well. If you know you need a root canal, your best option would be to find a specialist. If you need an endodontist, you might wonder,…

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Can Root Canals Fail?

By southernendo | Aug 7, 2022 | 0 Comments
can root canals fail

Root canals are the most common procedure performed by endodontists. In some cases, a general dentist may also perform a root canal, although a general dentist’s office will often not have the same equipment and expertise as a specialist. This is because a dentist’s office needs to invest in a wide range of equipment, and…

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How Long Does a Root Canal Take?

By southernendo | Jul 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
how long does a root canals take

If you have recently been told you need a root canal to correct an issue with your tooth, you likely have several questions popping up in the back of your head. Some of these questions you likely asked when the dentist informed you of the news, while other questions might have come to you later…

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How Long Do Root Canals Last?

By southernendo | Jul 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
how long do root canals last

Whenever you have an oral procedure performed, it is a good rule of thumb to ask about the life expectancy of what is being done. Whether it is the filling of a cavity, veneers, implants, or other corrections made, whenever it comes to making corrections and improvements to your teeth, you need to know how…

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Dental Habits to Help Save Your Natural Teeth

By southernendo | Jun 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Your best line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and damaged teeth is relatively simple and straightforward. It doesn’t take expensive equipment or anything out of the ordinary to do. However, it takes a little bit of time and attention to detail. The alternative is expensive dental work and, eventually, the need to replace your…

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What Are Alternatives to a Root Canal?

By southernendo | Jun 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
what are alternatives to a root canal

So you’ve been told you likely need a root canal. While the procedure itself is relatively straightforward, and thanks to the technological advancements made in oral medicine over the years, an expert can perform the procedure to not only minimize any kind of discomfort during the procedure but it will almost instantly reduce any kind…

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