Root Canal 101

Root canals are often mistakenly described as painful and unpleasant. Although that may have once been the case, with advances in modern medicine, today a root canal is a fairly painless procedure. To understand a root canal procedure, it’s important to first understand the inner workings of a tooth. Your teeth are made up of … Continue Reading »

What is an Endodontist?

Less than three percent of dentists are endodontists, according to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). As such, it’s no surprise that many people don’t know what endodontists are. However, the procedure that endodontists perform is widely known: the root canal. Endodontics is a specialized field in dentistry that focuses on problems associated with the … Continue Reading »