Root Canals: Safe and Valuable

Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. That’s as true with tooth pain as any other body part. Tooth pain may indicate an abscess requiring a root canal, one of our specialties at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT. Root canal therapy is a procedure done to remove infected pulp from…

Apicoectomy: Just The Tip

At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we specialize in root canal therapy and similar procedures. In this post we’re going to describe apicoectomies, and why they’re needed sometimes. A root canal, as you may know, involves removing infected pulp from the inside of a tooth. Root canals have a high success rate, but sometimes the infection…

All About Endodontic Retreatment

Endodontic treatment, better known as root canal  therapy, hasa remarkably high success rate: better than ninety-five percent. The teeth we fix at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT can last a lifetime. But as with any medical or dental procedure, things do not go as expected, and root canals are no exception. Long after the usual…

Root Canals: Protecting Teeth

Root canal therapy at Cascade Endodontics in Orem is done to save a dying tooth. It involves removing the soft tissues inside the tooth, but there is more to it than that. A tooth that has had the inside tissues removed needs protection. On  its own, the tooth will be dry and brittle and can…

Pain? What Pain? Root Canal Therapy

At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we perform root canal therapy in order to save the patient’s tooth. The procedure has a high success rate, and the result is a tooth that can last a lifetime. And yet, most people are fearful of having a root canal, because they are associated with pain. The truth is…

What Endodontists Do

We use our teeth to bite and chew, and that’s first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think about their pearly whites. But there is a lot more to teeth than that, much of it beneath the surface. Beneath the surface of teeth is our specialty at Cascade Endodontics in Orem.…

Root Canals: Reliable and Safe

Root canals can be scary, and if you find out that you need one your first instinct may be to panic. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we assure you that modern dentistry has made root canals safe, pain-free, and virtually routine. Yet root canals remain somewhat controversial, and your second instinct may to be get…

Root Canals: Inside The Tooth

The procedure that is often referred to as a root canal isn’t really a root canal, it’s part of a tooth. Root canal therapy, on the other hand, is a very real treatment, and we perform them on a regular basis at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Inside the visible portion of a tooth is soft…

Treating Cracked Teeth

A fractured tooth sounds serious, and it can be. Teeth can crack as a result of trauma or from biting a hard object, or from clenching your jaw. We have effective treatment for cracked teeth at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. A cracked tooth can actually be hard to diagnose. It’s really a generic term for…