Tooth #24: Hard to Find Canal

Tooth #24: Hard to Find Canal

Tooth #24: Hard to find canal No pulp chamber and coronal and upper mid canal was completely obliterated. CBCT was critical to measure how far deep I needed to go to expect canal orifice. Accessed through Incisal edge to gain strait access and avoid removing retainer....
Laser Molar Root Canal

Laser Molar Root Canal

Laser Molar Root Canal In a molar root canal case, it was found that the pulp had become necrotic, leading to a chronic apical abscess. The situation was further complicated by the presence of long roots. However, the use of a laser proved to be a game changer in this...
Pretreatment of Bicuspid

Pretreatment of Bicuspid

Pretreatment of Bicuspid During the retreatment of a bicuspid, it was discovered that the canal had not been fully cleaned and obturated to the appropriate length. The initial filling used was Thermafill, which fortunately can be easily removed with Headstrom files....

Why Choose An Endodontist?

Who is an endodontist? An endodontist is a dental professional that specializes in the examining, diagnosing and treating the innermost layer of a tooth known as the pulp. The pulp is the most sensitive and most complex part of a healthy tooth – it is home to a series...

Benefits Of A Root Canal

A root canal treatment saves you from early tooth loss due to advanced, untreated caries. It is a special filling meant to replace the third and innermost layer of a healthy tooth, known as the pulp. There are a number of benefits associated with getting a root canal...