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The Next Steps to Consider After a Root Canal Treatment
Aug 25, 2021
If you recently had root canal therapy you should be feeling much better. Contrary to the popular saying, the pain doesn’t come from the “root canal,” short for the process of cleaning out an infection of a tooth’s hollow roots,...
Signs That Indicate When Endodontic Treatment Is Necessary
Jul 13, 2021
By now, you may know that root canal therapy is the only treatment that can eliminate the pain from the infected root of a tooth. It is easy to confuse the cure with the cause because people commonly refer to something painful as “worse than a root canal.”
The Most Common Reasons For Cracked Teeth
Jun 14, 2021
The American Dental Association reports that 15 million Americans suffer from dental injuries a year, millions of them having their teeth chipped or cracked. Many are due to not wearing mouthguards while playing sports (professional or amateur),...
Why It May Be More Valuable To Save A Tooth Than Replace It
May 28, 2021
As everyone is increasingly understanding, the health of our teeth and gums affects our overall physical health, since oral bacteria can travel throughout the body and raise the risk for everything from diabetes to cancer.
Recognizing Signs Of A Failed Root Canal
Mar 09, 2021
Root canal therapy (aka “having a root canal”) is one of the most successful procedures in all of dentistry, with a 90% chance of removing the infection in the root of a tooth and preventing it from recurring.
Dental Pulp: What Is It And Why Is It Important?
Feb 16, 2021
Most people think of their teeth as hard pieces of bone-like material that enable anyone in good oral health to chew effectively, cutting and grinding different types of food. Those who have lost teeth know that they also have a function in...
Your To-Do List Before Your Endodontics Appointment
Jan 06, 2021
Many people have the wrong impression about what having root canal surgery is: it is commonly mentioned in association with something giving extreme pain, such as, “I’d rather have a root canal than do that.”
How Do Teeth Become Sensitive?
Dec 24, 2020
If you frequently have pain or discomfort in your teeth when you eat or drink, you share this experience with 40 million other Americans. Fortunately, it is something that can be avoided or treated.
Questions To Ask Before Getting A Root Canal
Dec 02, 2020
“I’d rather have a root canal!” is meant to be a joke referring to what is supposed to be the ultimate type of pain. A root canal (aka root canal therapy) is performed to alleviate an infection of a tooth’s root, which itself is painful.
Root Canals Are Valuable For Preserving Teeth
Oct 12, 2020
Root canal can help treat a dental infection and alleviate any effects to your oral health. Through a root canal procedure, you will be informed throughout the process. After the procedure, it is recommended to place a dental crown over...
Is Gum Disease A Result Of Genetics?
Oct 09, 2020
There are instances where patients are more vulnerable to gum disease than others. In several more cases, patients may cite their family history as a possible reason for developing gum disease or periodontal problems.
Bacteria On Your Teeth And What To Pay Attention To
Aug 26, 2020
It may be hard to believe, but there are more than 700 types of bacteria in your mouth. Fortunately, most are not only harmless, they can be beneficial to the health of your entire body.
The Root Canal Experience In Detail
Jul 14, 2020
Don’t believe the stereotype of popular culture that refers to a “root canal” like it’s the ultimate painful experience. Performed by a specialist, it is just the opposite, a painless way to end dental pain.
Unique Facts About Your Teeth
Jun 18, 2020
Teeth are responsible for helping you with your chewing, speaking, and smiling, but what other interesting facts exist about your teeth? Here are more fascinating facts that show why teeth are important and deserve to be taken care of.
Important Reminder That Endodontists Remain Open For Emergencies
Apr 25, 2020
As many hospital rooms see high patient numbers, endodontist offices remain open for dental emergencies as well as for those affected by serious tooth pain or other oral health related emergencies.
Best COVID-19 Safety Practices For Immunocompromised Patients
Mar 31, 2020
COVID-19 has now reached every corner of the globe and the WHO has officially declared it a pandemic. Unfortunately, the virus can be more severe for certain groups of patients. The mortality rate is significantly higher for the elderly and...
These Root Canal Facts From The American Association Of Endodontics Are Important To Know
Feb 26, 2020
As far as keeping our dental health in check is concerned, we now have more options than ever before. This is why it is so important to understand your choices and the impact they can have on your lifestyle and dental health.
What To Do With A Re-Infected Tooth After Root Canal Treatment
Jan 29, 2020
A root canal treatment is done to save a heavily decayed tooth and for most people, it does the job. If there’s proper care given to a treated tooth, its effect can last for a lifetime. However, there are times when the tooth doesn’t heal properly or...
These Six Facts About Root Canals Are Worth Knowing
Jan 03, 2020
Root Canals involve extracting infected pulp from within a tooth, and this prevents furthermore harmful and painful infections from occurring. The infected pulp, if left unchecked, can start to result in severe pain,...
The Difference Between An Endodontist And A General Dentist
Oct 28, 2019
Endodontists and general dentists are both dental professionals, but they have slightly different specialties. In fact, it’s possible to be both, but to be an endodontist, you have to be a general dentist first.
How Existing Tooth Conditions Can Affect Root Canal Treatment
Jul 28, 2019
“You need a root canal.” These are five words nobody wants to hear from their dentist. Sometimes, though, a root canal is necessary. If you have severe tooth decay, a root canal procedure will help to prevent infection from spreading.
Debunking Common Myths About Root Canals
Jul 22, 2019
Should you be scared of a root canal? To help you find out whether it is reasonable for you to fear this dental procedure, let us separate fact from fiction. Here are some myths and truths about root canals: Myth 1: Root Canals Are Painful
Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Anxious About Getting A Root Canal
May 31, 2019
It’s hard for anyone to hear the word “root canal” and not cringe. The words alone project an image of in-depth surgery, instruments poking at your mouth, and gratuitous pain for days afterward.
Why You May Need To See An Endodontist
Apr 22, 2019
You already know that it’s important to see your dentist regularly for checkups. In addition to giving your teeth a thorough cleaning, regular checkups allow the dentist to check for signs of gum disease, cavities, oral diseases, and oral cancer.
3 Benefits Of Endodontics
Mar 05, 2019
Endodontics is a lesser known area of dentistry and, as a result, many folks are unsure of its overarching purposes. In short, endodontics is a branch of dentistry that concerns itself with the treatment of diseases and injuries which...
3 Health Conditions Linked To Periodontal Disease
Jan 31, 2019
Gum disease is widely known to cause problems beyond aesthetic. In fact, more and more studies keep finding that periodontitis and bacteria that infect the mouth have far wider reaching consequences that spread throughout the body.
5 Common Causes Of Cracked Teeth
Dec 14, 2018
Even though tooth enamel is the hardest substance in our bodies, we often see some unfortunate souls who suffer from chipped, cracked, or broken teeth. Generally, it takes a sizeable amount of tooth trauma to chip, crack, or break our teeth,...
3 Qualities To Look For In An Endodontist
Oct 30, 2018
Endodontics is one of the nine specialty areas in dentistry that are recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA). An Endodontist is a dentist who focuses exclusively on treating issues affecting dental pulp...
Cracked Teeth – Causes And Treatment
Oct 11, 2018
Teeth are incredibly strong, but they are not indestructible. Cracked teeth are a common occurrence in dentistry. Diagnosing a cracked tooth and developing an appropriate treatment plan to preserve the tooth, when possible,...
Aug 27, 2018
An Apicoectomy (a Microsurgical Procedure) is performed when tissues of the gum or mouth remain infected after a root canal. In such cases, the root tip (or the apex), needs to be removed as well as the surrounding infected tissue.
Aug 22, 2018
Many of us might experience a wisdom tooth extraction, but some of us might be wondering what happens when a normal tooth needs to be removed (also called a tooth extraction).
Wisdom Teeth Removal
Aug 17, 2018
Wisdom tooth removal (also called wisdom tooth extraction) is the most common reason you’ll run into the endodontist, especially for patients who encounter an endodontist at a younger age.
What To Expect From A Tooth Extraction Procedure
Jul 11, 2018
When endodontics cannot be performed to save a tooth, what comes next is a dental extraction procedure, generally. Ideally, our permanent teeth should last throughout our entire adult life. But things don’t always go to plan.
A Quick Look At Endodontists And Dentists
Jul 08, 2018
Taking care of your teeth is more than just a one-person job, which is why it’s great that there a wide variety of dental professionals with a vast range of specialties to give you the treatment you need when you need it.
Endodontics And Dental Implants: Two Ways To Save Your Smile
Dec 20, 2017
An article from April this year in Dentistry Today highlights some of the changes seen in endodontics over the past twenty years, involving technology that makes endodontic treatments safer, faster, and more reliable.
Holiday Dental Survival Advice From NYC Endodontics
Nov 13, 2017
Seems like we were just warning you about the pitfalls of Halloween. Now we’re warning you about the pitfalls of indulging in those traditional holiday mainstays — the candy canes, the hot cocoa, the wine with kith and kin.
Fall Toothcare Tips
Oct 01, 2017
With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d hit you up with some dental knowledge and some artfully crafty ways that you can protect your teeth during this troublesome time of year for your oral health.
Don’t Ignore A Cracked Tooth
Sep 01, 2017
Dental emergencies happen without warning. That’s the thing about emergencies: they emerge out of nowhere. Emergencies with your teeth can happen in a split second, resulting in a cracked, chipped, or even lost tooth.
5 Reasons Why You Should Get That Root Canal
Aug 10, 2017
The term “root canal” has an unfortunate negative connotation associated with it, a stigma attached to the procedure reinforced by movies, television, and largely exaggerated by the media.
Why You Need To Floss
Aug 07, 2017
A lot of people don’t like flossing, and it shows in the data. According to a recent study, over one third of the country says that they never floss. Some don’t believe that it helps.
Should I Get A Root Canal Or Extraction?
Jul 17, 2017
When your tooth experiences damage, becomes diseased, has dead pulp, but is still healthy enough to exist in your mouth, a root canal can help save it. The pulp is the innermost layer of your teeth, which allows for healthy blood flow to each tooth.
Keeping Your Kids’ Teeth Healthy During The Summer
Jun 16, 2017
Summer is here, and that means sunny skies, day camps, and wild schedules for your family. It also means a whole new set of challenges to getting your kids to eat right and keep up strong oral hygiene.
What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?
May 15, 2017
If your teeth feel somewhat raw or tender, tooth sensitivity can be to blame. People can experience tooth sensitivity for a number of reasons. You might experience tooth pain or sensitivity which will manifest itself after you eat hot or cold foods,...
How Good Overall Health Is Linked To Good Oral Health
Apr 17, 2017
NYC Endodontics would like to inform our valued patients about the ways that good oral health is linked to good overall health. As more and more convincing scientific evidence is brought forth through careful scientific study,...
Ways To Practice Preventive Dentistry
Mar 15, 2017
The ultimate aim of preventive dentistry is to practice safe and healthy habits for your teeth. This will ensure the long term function and aesthetic value of your teeth and gums for years and years to come.
What Happens When A Root Canal Gets Complicated
Feb 20, 2017
Trust us, it happens. Although a root canal treatment will certainly repair and restore, in a lot of cases save a badly damaged or infected tooth, a root canal can also become infected for a number of reasons.
Sports With The Most Mouth Injuries
Jan 20, 2017
We’d hate to be the whistleblower over here at New York City Endodontics, but we just wanted to talk about the most common activities and sports where participants experience mouth and dental injuries.
Taking Care Of Your Teeth During The Holiday Season
Dec 20, 2016
With the upcoming holiday season bringing Thanksgiving and Christmas (as well as all the heightened eating and copious amounts of dessert being had) we at New York City Endodontics thought it might be a good idea to go over some ways to protect your teeth.
Nov 15, 2016
We know you probably don’t know what this term means off the top of your head here at NYC Endodontics, and we won’t hold that against you. But we would like to give you some information on this procedure because we believe...
Great Ways To Get Rid Of A Stubborn Sweet Tooth
Oct 07, 2016
We know at New York City Endodontics that October has thrust itself upon us and our poor teeth, which (for some) are sure to go through a sugar-packed bare knuckle brawl come the 31st of this month.
So You Want To Be An Endodontist?
Aug 29, 2016
While all endodontists are dentists, only 3% of dentists are endodontists. It requires two to three additional years of schooling to specialize in this field. Just like a person would place an emphasis in one area of law over the course of law school,...
You Really Do Need That Root Canal
Jun 24, 2016
Pain doesn’t always accompany a serious medical condition. While most people realize that they should get medical help if they are suffering from constant pain, it can be harder to figure out what to do when you can’t tell anything is wrong,...
Save Your Tooth
Jun 10, 2016
You’re suffering from a toothache. Your dentist tells you that you have an infection and will need a root canal. You get a referral to NYC Endo. Now you are faced with a choice: do you make the appointment or should you just have the tooth removed?
Endodontic Terms to Know
Jun 01, 2016
Endodontics is a specialty field in dentistry. When you come in for your appointment, you may hear some terms that are unfamiliar, strange, or downright intimidating.
How To Floss The Right Way
May 12, 2016
Flossing is an important step in keeping your teeth free of cavities. Plaque and debris can settle between your teeth, allowing the bacteria to wear away at the enamel. You may not even be able to see these cavities until the damage is severe.
Do You Have A Cracked Tooth?
May 06, 2016
You may know that crunching on hard items such as popcorn kernels, ice, or even non-food items can cause your teeth to crack. What you may not know is that you could already have a cracked tooth and not even know it.
The Anatomy Of Your Teeth
Apr 15, 2016
An endodontist works with the inner layers of the tooth. While most people are familiar with the enamel on the outer surface of teeth, many people are unfamiliar with the basic structure of their inner teeth.
What Is A CBCT Scanner?
Mar 31, 2016
At NYC Endodontics, we pride ourselves on using only the most sophisticated tools to give top quality care to our patients. One of the most recent additions to our arsenal is Cone Beam Computed Tomography, a revolutionary 3D imaging system that...
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