What Happens if I Don’t Get a Needed Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal therapy continues to save millions of teeth worldwide each year. Despite its stigma, the relatively comfortable procedure relieves pain rather than causing it and allows you to enjoy a healthy, functional smile. What Is a Root Canal Treatment? Inside each tooth is a space called the pulp chamber containing blood vessels, nerves, and…Read More
What Is Endodontic Retreatment?
Root canal therapy is an endodontic procedure designed to relieve tooth pain and restore damaged teeth. With a 95 percent success rate, root canals save millions of teeth worldwide each year. However, a tooth may not heal properly in some rare cases, causing continued pain. The good news is that endodontic retreatment will help promote…Read More
Is a Root Canal Treated Tooth Susceptible to Decay?
A root canal treatment is an endodontic procedure that saves millions of damaged teeth each year. With meticulous care, a treated tooth can last a lifetime. The question many of our patients have is whether a tooth continues to be susceptible to decay after a root canal. Why Would You Require Root Canal Therapy? Inside…Read More
What Is a Dental Cone Beam CT Scan?
At Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs Endodontics, we’re committed to providing our valued patients with the highest level of care and service. One of the ways we do that is by investing in the latest dental technology, including 3D imaging. Our cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) system enables us to capture radiographic images with unmatched accuracy…Read More
Do I Need Antibiotics Before an Endodontic Treatment?
At Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs Endodontics, we sometimes recommend antibiotics before an endodontic treatment, a practice known as antibiotic prophylaxis. We do so, when needed, to eliminate existing infections and prevent new, potentially serious ones from developing. Our team will evaluate your unique needs and determine whether an antibiotics regimen before treatment is right…Read More
Why Choose an Endodontist for a Dental Emergency?
At Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs Endodontics, we understand how stressful and painful dental emergencies can be. Our team has the training, experience, skill, and expertise to provide the needed urgent care for traumatic dental injuries and sudden tooth pain. You can always count on us for the highest level of personalized dental care and…Read More
Myths About Root Canal Therapy
If you are one of the many people who cringe when they hear they need a root canal, your trusted team at Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs Endodontics is here to put your fears to rest. Here are some of the most common root canal therapy myths debunked! Root Canal Therapy Is an Extremely Painful…Read More
When Is It Time to See an Endodontist?
Endodontists are specialists dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of the inner structures of a tooth. At Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs Endodontics, our team is committed to providing our valued patients with lasting solutions for long-term healthy smiles. Our gentle approach and sedation dentistry options will ensure you are comfortable throughout any procedure! Why…Read More