Endodontic Specialist. Endodontists are dentists who perform root canal treatment to save teeth. Approximately 85% of all root canal treatments are referred from general dentists. Recent advancements in endodontics including instruments, materials, and technology have resulted in more retention of teeth than were deemed untreatable in the past.
Sports Injuries in Youth. Sports for youth have become far more competitive than they were in the past. Daniel Gould, PhD director of the Institute for the Study of Sports at Michigan State University states “What we’re seeing is the professionalization of youth sports”. What he means is that youth sports have taken on a more professional organizational style and competitive edge.
Tooth Avulsion. Do you know what to do when you tooth is knocked out? You need a replantation — physical tooth replacement into its socket. The proper way to remove debris from the root of an avulsed tooth is to rinse it in cold water (either tap or clean bottled water), being careful not to scrub or scrape it.
Root canals procedure is usually a painless treatment just like fillings or crowns. During the procedure, the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed. Afterwards, the tooth is restored with a crown or filling for protection.