What Happens During A Root Canal?

They say that knowledge is power. They also say that root canals are really painful, and that getting one is at best an endurance test, and at worst a kind of torture. Well, they say a lot of stuff, don’t they? Rest assured, root canal therapy at Cascade Endodontics in Orem is nothing like what…

Do I Really Need A Root Canal?

Root canals do not cause pain: in fact, they relieve it. But sometimes an infected tooth doesn’t give the patient any pain. When that happens, patients may wonder if the procedure is really necessary. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, our answer is yes. Infected teeth don’t usually stop hurting, but it does happen sometimes. When…

Go To An Expert!

Most dentists are qualified to perform a wide range of procedures that allow you to maintain good dental health. But when you want something done right you should go to an expert. Take root canals. Many dentists are qualified to perform them, but only endodontists are root canal specialists. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem we…

Signs That You Need a Root Canal

More than 41,000 root canals are done every single day, making them one of the more common dental procedures there are. Root canals are done to relieve the pain that comes from an infected tooth, and are our specialty at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. The pain from an infected tooth can be excruciating. In view…

Root Canals: Frequently Asked Questions

When we see a patient about a root canal at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, they almost always have questions about the procedure. In this blog post we will select a few of the most frequently asked questions, and provide solid answers. A root canal is a procedure to remove bacteria and infected soft tissue inside…

Signs You Need a Root Canal

The term “root canal” refers to the interior of a tooth between the pulp and the tooth root. It’s also used to describe the procedure to remove infected tissue, and is among our specialties at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT. The tissue inside a tooth that can become infected is the pulp, which consists of…

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…

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…