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5 Misconceptions About Endodontics

Generally speaking, patients are referred to endodontists to receive specialized treatment. While this may conjure up scary thoughts, it’s also important to understand that visiting the endodontist is completely safe and pain-free. In this blog, we’ll look at some common misconceptions that first-time patients may…

Let’s Get to the Root of Root Canal

More than 15 million root canals are performed every year, according to the American Association of Endodontists. Although millions of people undergo the procedure annually, it still suffers from many misconceptions. A root canal is needed when the nerve of the tooth is damaged when penetrating…

AAE Statement on COVID-19

MARCH 20, 2020 — With COVID-19 officially declared a national emergency, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is continuing to monitor the situation very closely and take necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of our patients, families, endodontists, dental staff and teams. In…

Infection Control and COVID-19

Infection control procedures are actions taken in health care settings to prevent the spread of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommendations for dental office infection control. Your dentist cares about your safety and works hard to prevent the spread of infection. Before you…

Saving Natural Teeth

Nothing looks, feels or functions like your natural tooth. Regular brushing and flossing, along with six-month check-ups from your dentist, can help you keep your teeth for a lifetime. Sometimes your teeth may have infection or disease and will need additional care. When possible, you…