The Root of the Problem: Correcting Harmful Misconceptions About Root Canal Treatments

Successful Calcified Root Canal Treatment

At the beginning of the year, popular video streaming platform Netflix began showing the documentary film Root Cause. Directed by Australian filmmaker Frazer Bailey, the documentary boldly claims that root canals can cause cancer and other serious illnesses. With input from holistic dentists, the film claims that bacteria fester inside root canals and the hollow…

Cigna PPO Endodontist Root Canal

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Cigna PPO Endodontist Treating #31

Cigna PPO Endodontist Are you looking for a Cigna PPO Endodontist?  Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) is a type of dental health plan that offers a larger network so you have more dentists and dental offices to choose from. Your out-of-pocket costs are usually higher with a PPO plan than with an HMO or EPO…

Successful Calcified Root Canal Treatment

Successful Calcified Root Canal Treatment

Successful Calcified Root Canal Treatment There are 2 steps for successful calcified root canal treatment: Find all of the canals in the tooth. Clean all of the canals you find. Theoretically, successful calcified root canal treatment is that easy.  Many dentists find it so hard to complete these two steps and provide the successful root…

Regenerative Endodontic Therapy 101

Root Canal

Root canal therapy saves millions of teeth each year. But sometimes, it isn’t enough. This is where regenerative endodontic therapy comes in. With regenerative endodontic therapy, Lone Tree endodontists can replace damaged structures in the teeth and restore functionality to infected or even necrotic root canal systems, thereby helping their patients retain their true teeth.…

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared of Root Canal Treatment

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Nitrous Oxide Root Canal

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) estimates 15.1 million root canal treatments are performed annually. There are, however, some people who are afraid of the procedure. The sad truth is that their fear may be due to misconceptions about the endodontic treatment. Before forgoing your root canal treatment in Lone Tree and potentially risking your…

Post Root Canal Treatment: What Should You Expect

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6 Signs That You May Need a Root Canal

Regular dental visits are necessary to maintain your oral health. In the US, however, about 23 percent of people from all backgrounds are afraid of dental procedures, particularly a root canal treatment. This anxiety may be based on someone else’s experience of the same procedure. As endodontists in Lone Tree, Colorado, we understand the apprehension…

Root Canal or Extraction?

Root Canal or Extraction

Deciding between having a root canal or extraction can be a difficult decision, especially when you are in pain. Root canals and tooth extractions are two effective treatment options that dentists can recommend to treat damaged or infected teeth. There are some important points to consider when making your decision. When is a Root Canal…