The Most Common Endodontic Diagnostic Tests

endodontic diagnostic tests

The internal health of your teeth is the top priority for any endodontist. To determine what is going on with your teeth or causing you pain, it is necessary to conduct a series of tests to identify what the inside of your teeth looks like.  But how exactly do endodontists such as our staff here…

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What To Do For A Toothache: Our Guide

what to do for a toothache

When a toothache strikes, it is enough to ruin your entire day. Perhaps you’re able to mentally put it off for a few hours, but then you bite into your lunch, and a surge of lightning-like pain shoots through your mouth and back behind your eyes. Other times the pain might be a bit more…

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How To Select An Endodontist?

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?

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?

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?

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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Dental Habits to Help Save Your Natural Teeth

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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 Kind of Dentist Does Root Canals?

A root canal is relatively self-explanatory in what it is. It’s the process of entering into the root of a tooth to extract dead or diseased tissue (such as nerve endings, pulp, and other organic material within the tooth). However, while the name is straightforward, the procedure isn’t always as cut and dry. The inner…

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