Archive for March, 2015

Heart Disease and the Importance of Good Oral Hygiene

Did you know that poor oral hygiene could increase your chances of developing heart disease? Practicing good oral health habits isn’t just an important part of preventing tooth decay; it’s crucial in maintaining your overall health. But how are heart disease and oral health connected? What we’ve come to understand is that bacteria from infected […]

Retreatment of Lower Molar with the aid of Cone Beam Tomography

This retreatment of a failing lower right second molar shows the inadequacy of a two-dimensional radiograph. As shown, you can see that the true anatomy of this tooth is a “C shaped” canal. Once the entire root canal system was adequately sealed, complete healing followed.

Are Root Canals Safe?

Sometimes, while doing research on procedures on the internet, a patient may come across some concerning information. And since the internet is an unregulated source of information, you may have guessed that sometimes that “information” is actually MIS-information. Unfortunately, thanks to old rumors that have resurfaced over the last few years, the root canal has […]