Do You Need a Root Canal? Here’s Help To Answer Your Question

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Even just hearing the words “root canal” is enough to make most people cringe. But what most people don’t realize is that sometimes a root canal is necessary to save a tooth, so this is actually a good thing. We encourage our patients to pay close attention to their overall oral health, especially when there…

When You Might Need to Have a Root Canal

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When it comes to taking care of your teeth, we ascribe to the old adage – “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” We hope that our patients pay close attention to their oral health to avoid injury or infection that might lead them to needing a root canal. That said, however,…

Do You Need a Root Canal in Provo?

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The mere words “root canal” make most people cringe. But the truth is, sometimes a root canal is necessary to save a tooth. We encourage our patients to pay close attention to their overall oral health, especially when there are signs of infection. So how do you know if you might need a root canal?…

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When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, a dentist and patient must make a choice of whether to attempt to save the tooth by performing a root canal or to extract the tooth. There are several factors that influence this decision: Is there infection in the surrounding bone? How much of the remaining tooth…

What Is a Root Canal?

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Our team knows one thing no patient likes hearing when visiting our office is “root canal.” But what, exactly, is a root canal, and when might you need one? A root canal is a treatment uses to repair and save a tooth that is infected or badly decayed to the point where the nerve is…

Understanding the Root Canal Procedure in Orem, Utah

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Let’s talk about the root canal procedure (“endodontic therapy” in dentist-speak). The root canal may the most cringe-worthy dental treatment commonly done today, but it is important that dental patients know what is happening during this anxiety-inducing, though routine, procedure. At the center of each tooth is a very small tissue called the pulp. This…

The Best Root Canals in Utah County

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We know you’d probably rather not have to be searching for the best root canals in Utah County—but you’d be surprised how many of your friends and neighbors have had root canals. The procedure is more common than you might think.

5 Reasons You Might Need a Root Canal in Orem

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The mere words “root canal” make most people cringe. But the truth is, sometimes a root canal is necessary to save a tooth. We encourage our patients to pay close attention to their overall oral health, especially when there are signs of infection. So how do you know if you might need a root canal?…

Don’t Play Games With Your Tooth Roots!

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As a board certified endodontist and member of the Utah Association of Endodontics and American Association of Endodontists, Dr. Jon Jenson specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases, infections, and trauma affecting dental pulp and nerves. You’ll see (and feel) a noticeable difference in getting root canal therapy or a cracked tooth repaired from a Utah…

Do Not Fear the Root Canal!

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There probably isn’t a more feared phrase in the dental industry than “you need a root canal.” But the truth is, this procedure is routine–and it doesn’t have to be anxiety-producing. Let’s take a look at the procedure and try to dispel some of the common myths that go along with it. At the center…