Not All Toothaches Require Root Canal Therapy!

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Well, it happened again this week. We had three patients with a toothache. For many patients and for quite a few dentists, this may mean the need for ¬†root canal treatment. However, this is not … [Read more...]

Root Canal Dentists in Dallas

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Yes, there are many root canal dentists in Dallas. They can be in the form of an endodontist or in the form of a general dentist. So, how do you go about selecting one? In the past, asking friends … [Read more...]

Are Root Canals Safe?

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Yes, yes, yes! Root canals are safe. Yes I know that rumors are discussed nearby coffee makers and water coolers. I know the Internet has information to the contrary. I would bet you can find two … [Read more...]

How Can I Prevent Broken Teeth?

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We are asked this question quite a bit; how can I prevent broken teeth? These patients may explain that they brush two to three times daily, they may floss daily, and they maintain their regularly … [Read more...]

Do I Really Need a Root Canal Through a Crown?

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There certainly are times when a root canal procedure needs to be done through an existing crown. I would say that this exact procedure is done in Dallas tens of times a day. It is indeed a common … [Read more...]

Are Root Canals Necessary?

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While it is true that root canal procedures have been done as far back as 2000 years ago, there have been questions amongst some these days that root canal procedures may not be healthy. Some believe … [Read more...]

Do Root Canals Hurt?

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We have all heard the jokes and references to root canals. I suppose that dentists have done more to contribute to this than anyone else. Historically, we have not done a very good job at either … [Read more...]

Do Root Canals Fail? Should I Have an Extraction Instead?

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There has been more talk recently about root canals. In some circles there is the idea that root canals should never be done. Some research which has not been well-proven suggests that there is a link … [Read more...]

How Do Dental Crowns Work?

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There are numerous ways that dental crowns work. Basically crowns strengthen teeth while fillings weaken teeth. So then it follows that the larger a filling is, the thinner the surrounding tooth … [Read more...]

Signs That You Need a Root Canal

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Many patients may wonder if they need a root canal. Signs and symptoms may point towards the need for root canal therapy; however, the final determination is best obtained by seeing a reputable … [Read more...]