Beyond Root Canals

Root canal therapy is a routine procedure done to save a tooth. It is safe and effective, and we have performed countless root canals at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. They are a non-surgical procedure that are usually done in one or two appointments. A local anesthetic is often enough to numb the patient. In sum,…

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 and Post-Op Pain

Modern medicine has taken the pain out of root canal therapy. Once considered something akin to torture, modern root canals like those performed at Cascade Endodontics in Orem are not much different than getting a cavity filled. And yet, root canals are major procedures. You’ll be comfortable while  it’s done, but afterward a certain amount…

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…