Signs of a Cracked Tooth, and What to Do About Them

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Modern science and medicine help us live longer, and that can be wonderful. There are only a few downsides to a longer life. One is that teeth can get worn down over the course of long lives. We chew on ice. We grind our teeth in frustration at work. We clench our teeth in our…

Common Myths About Endodontics

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We noticed that even with the safety of modern dental techniques, many patients are still scared of root canal treatments—the act of cleaning infected tissue out of the inside of a tooth.  However, those fears are usually based on myths, not on the reality of the treatment. After having a root canal procedure, most patients…

Traumatic Injuries—and How Your Endodontist Can Help

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When you suffer a traumatic injury, you need an expert to help save your teeth and oral health—and that’s what you get when you see an endodontist!  Your endodontist is an expert at finding any damage and threats inside of a tooth, especially in tooth roots and tooth pulp (the soft tissue inside of the…

What Is a Tooth Abscess and What Do I Do About It?

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Emergency Dental Care

You may be experiencing pain in a tooth or surrounding areas, a bad taste in your mouth, facial swelling, or other symptoms we discuss below. They can be caused by a tooth abscess. What is a tooth abscess? It’s a pocket of liquid that can build up inside your tooth root or gums because of…

How Much Does a Root Canal Cost?

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How Much Does a Root Canal Cost

A common concern with patients with tooth pain is how much does a root canal cost? Root canal cost can sometimes be a barrier to getting the treatment that you need.  No one likes the possibility of getting a root canal.  It is a painful condition and you just want to get on with your…

How Long Does a Root Canal Take?

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Root Canal Treatment How long does a root canal take?  I get asked this question every day, because it really is a good question to ask.  You have errands to run, you have to get back to work and you have to pick your kids up from school. In short, you have a busy day…

Review – Dr. Andrew Stubbs – Lone Tree Endodontist

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Donnell Brocks describes his experience receiving root canal treatment from Dr. Andrew Stubbs, Lone Tree endodontist at Creekside Endodontics. What Does Donnell say about his experience with Lone Tree Endodontist Dr. Andrew Stubbs? “My name is Donnell Brocks. I am a patient of Creekside Endodontics. I’ve had several root canals done, so I have experienced…