Root Canals, Then and Now

“Root canal” may be among the most ominous words in all of dentistry. It doesn’t need to be that way. Modern dentistry has come a long way, and the discomfort level with root canals at Cascade Endodontics in Orem is low – about what you’d expect from having a cavity filled. But it hasn’t always…

Root Canal Myths

No one likes hearing they need a root canal. This is in part because of common myths that surround the procedure. Rest assured, the root canals performed by Cascade Endodontics in Orem, or any other dental health professional, are safe and effective. And yet certain myths about root canals persist. One of the most common…

Tooth Pain: Not Necessarily a Cavity

When you have a toothache, nine times out of ten it means you’ve got a cavity. But never assume anything when it comes to your dental health. There are other possibe causes, and relieving tooth pain is one of our specialties at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. There are some things we’ll want to know, as…

Dental Surgery: What To Expect

At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we do everything possible to avoid dental surgery on our patients. An example of this is a root canal, which is done on an infected tooth in order to save it. Sometimes, however, dental surgery is unavoidable. A common procedure is called an apicoectomy, which involves removing and resealing the…

Bad Reputation: Root Canals

Most people associate root canals with pain. It’s the first thing they think about when the subject comes up. But at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, there is absolutely no need to worry about root canals; they do not live up to their bad reputation. Root canals are among the most common dental procedures in the…

New Root Canal Treatment Coming?

When a tooth becomes inflamed or infected, a root canal is often the treatment of choice for relieving the patient’s pain and, perhaps more importantly, saving the tooth. Root canals are one of the specialties at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Root canals are generally a straightforward procedure. They tend to make people nervous, because they…

Endodontics: Saving Teeth in Orem

Endodontics is a dental specialty that is concerned with the interior of a tooth. Like all endodontists, at Cascade Endodontics in Orem we specialize in saving teeth. One of the most common procedures we perform is a root canal. The mere words “root canal” can strike fear into many people, but it really shouldn’t be…

Toothache Relief

Categories: Endodontics, Toothache

Toothaches happen. The best way to prevent them is to keep your teeth and gums healthy and clean. That means brushing and flossing twice a day, avoiding the sugary stuff, and having regular dental checkups. But they still happen sometimes, and when they do, see us at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Toothaches may be characterized…

Further Examination: Endodontic Retreatment

A successful root canal should last a lifetime. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, root canals are among our specialties. Sometimes, however, root canals do not heal properly, and it becomes necessary for re-treatment. This, of course, is a possible outcome of any dental or medical treatment. It doesn’t happen very often. Root canals have a…