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So You Need A Root Canal

Posted In: Root Canals
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Has your dentist told you that you need a root canal? Don’t panic! The caring staff at Cascade Endodontics will make sure you’re comfortable throughout the procedure. Root canals aren’t as scary as you might think. Thanks to advancements in dentistry technology, the procedure is less painful and takes less time than ever before. During…

Need Toothache Relief?

Posted In: Dental Health
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Tooth pain should never be left untreated. Waiting too long to call a dentist can lead to costlier long-term problems. If you’ve suffered an injury to your face or jaw, don’t hesitate to schedule an emergency dentistry appointment. The experienced team at Cascade Endodontics will identify the cause of your toothache and work with you…

Gentle Dental at Cascade Endodontics

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Dental anxiety and the more severe dental phobia affect a significant portion of the population. Today’s Cascade Endodontics blog post answers some questions asked about this vital topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia? The most dangerous consequence is when a dental phobic patient delays dental care until a pain…

Tooth Pain That Doesn’t Go Away

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Sometimes, when the pain is severe from a serious infection, a root canal is necessary to relieve that pain, which is usually associated with an infection in a tooth’s root. During a root canal, the infected pulp in the root is removed and a crown is placed over the tooth to restore its shape and strength. I’m…

Root Canal or Tooth Extraction? Which Do You Need?

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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…

Avoid Dental Emergencies With These Tips

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Hi, I’m Dr. Jon Jenson. And I love my patients–but I would prefer to see less of them. That would mean their mouths are healthy! Here at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, I see a lot of dental emergencies, tooth pain, and gum disease. I am happy to be able to help my patients leave my…

When Teeth Develop Cracks

Posted In: Cracked Teeth
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A cracked tooth is nothing to take lightly. Dr. Jon Jenson takes a cracked tooth seriously, and he even outlines five specific kinds of cracked teeth. Types of Cracked Teeth Vertical Root Fracture. We’ll start with one of the most extreme (and least common) kinds of cracks. A vertical root fracture is where the tooth…

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

Posted In: Root Canals

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…

Got Pain? Call Your Orem Endodontist!

At Cascade Endodontics, most of our patients feel very little pain from our procedures. In fact, it might surprise you that the most common procedure Dr. Jon Jenson performs is root canal surgery, and most patients remark that they had very little, if any, pain from the experience. It is generally the pain our patients…

What to Do When Your Tooth Has Been Knocked Out

Posted In: Avulsed Tooth
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Accidents happen, and if an accident has caused an avulsed (knocked out) tooth, don’t panic. You might be able to save the tooth. Here’s what to do: Keep the individual calm Locate the tooth and pick it up by the part that is normally visible from the mouth when in the socket (the crown) If the…

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