Frightened by Root Canals?

Almost no procedure, whether it is medical or dental, is without at least a little discomfort. But too many people incorrectly think that the pain from root canals is in a class by itself. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we assure you that root canals are simple and straightforward, with minimal discomfort. The discomfort from…

Do You Need Root Canal Treatment?

Most people get nervous when they find out they need a root canal. The usual reason is that reputation precedes reality: root canals hurt, don’t they? At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we assure you that the answer is no! Root canal treatment becomes necessary when the soft tissue inside a tooth gets infected or damaged.…

Saving Teeth With Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy is a dental procedure that can save a decayed or damaged tooth. At Cascade Endontics in Orem we want to do everything possible to save natural teeth from extraction. The term “root canal” is often used to describe a procedure. That term, strictly speaking, is incorrect – just as it’s incorrect to…

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…

The Stages of Root Canal Treatment

How many appointments does it take to complete root canal therapy? It varies, but it usually takes two – three, if you count an initial consultation. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem we have years of experience performing root canals. Root canal therepy, which is properly called endodontic therapy, refers to cleaning out infected soft tissue…

Signs You Need A Root Canal

The only way to know for sure that you need a root canal is with a proper diagnosis. But chances are good that your body is already sending unmistakable signs. At Cascade Endodntics in Orem, root canal therapy is our specialty. Root canal therapy is done to remove inflamed or infected tissue from the inside…

Root Canal Doubts?

If you do even casual research about root canal therapy on the Internet, you may come across information that frightens you: getting one will make you likely to get sick with something else later on. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem we specialize in root canals, and we can assure you: that is simply not true.…

Save Your Tooth!

Sometimes when patients find out they need a root canal to treat a seriously decayed or damaged tooth, they think it might be better to have that tooth extracted. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem we say that it is always better to save the natural tooth. The reasoning of these patients is often centered on…

How Painful Are Root Canals?

When patients find out they need a root canal on one of their teeth, they usually have a lot of questions. One of the first questions to come up is: how bad will it hurt? At Cascade Endodontics in Orem we put their fears to rest, because the answer is: it won’t hurt at all.…