Root Canals: Inside The Tooth

The procedure that is often referred to as a root canal isn’t really a root canal, it’s part of a tooth. Root canal therapy, on the other hand, is a very real treatment, and we perform them on a regular basis at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Inside the visible portion of a tooth is soft…

Treating Cracked Teeth

A fractured tooth sounds serious, and it can be. Teeth can crack as a result of trauma or from biting a hard object, or from clenching your jaw. We have effective treatment for cracked teeth at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. A cracked tooth can actually be hard to diagnose. It’s really a generic term for…

Having a Root Canal?

You need a root canal, and you’re terrified. Who hasn’t heard horror stories about how painful they are, like some kind of medieval torture? At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we specialize in root canal therapy, and we can assure you they do not live up to their terrible reputation. It can be hard to measure…

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…

Toothache Relief in Provo

Categories: Endodontics, Toothache

On the pain scale, toothaches can get pretty high up there – maybe even a ten. In some cases they respond to over-the-counter medications, and that’s a good thing. But severe toothache pain is something to be taken seriously. It can be treated at Cascade Endodontics in Provo. A toothache is most often caused by…

Root Canal Therapy

The term “root canal” describes the hollow center part of a tooth, which in a healthy tooth is filled with pulp and the tooth’s nerve. But the term is also used generally to describe the procedure that removes the pulp. It’s formally known as root canal therapy or treatment, and it’s a specialty at Cascade…

No Need to Fear!

If you find out you have to have a root canal, your first reaction might be heightened anxiety. But rest assured: at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, root canals are routine and painless, and there is no cause for alarm. There is a lot of misinformation out there, when it comes to root canals. Because of…

No Cause for Concern: Root Canals

Root canals become necessary when the pulp of a tooth is inflamed or infected. The idea of a root canal scares a lot of people, but there really is no cause for concern. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, root canals are not much different than having a cavity filled. The pulp of a healthy tooth…