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…

Do Root Canals Work?

When people say “root canal” they are usually referring to a procedure in which infected tissue inside a tooth is removed. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, root canal therapy is our specialty. The term “root canal” also reers to the passages between tooth pulp and tooth roots inside the tooth. These passages, or canals, contain…

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…

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,…

All About Endodontics

In general, people are afraid of getting a root canal. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT, we understand that. But we also know that even more than root canals, people fear losing their teeth. We perform root canal therapy in order to save teeth. Root canal therapy is known formally as endodontics. This is a…

Root Canals: Safe and Valuable

Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. That’s as true with tooth pain as any other body part. Tooth pain may indicate an abscess requiring a root canal, one of our specialties at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT. Root canal therapy is a procedure done to remove infected pulp from…

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…

All About Endodontic Retreatment

Endodontic treatment, better known as root canal  therapy, hasa remarkably high success rate: better than ninety-five percent. The teeth we fix at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT can last a lifetime. But as with any medical or dental procedure, things do not go as expected, and root canals are no exception. Long after the usual…

Root Canals: Protecting Teeth

Root canal therapy at Cascade Endodontics in Orem is done to save a dying tooth. It involves removing the soft tissues inside the tooth, but there is more to it than that. A tooth that has had the inside tissues removed needs protection. On  its own, the tooth will be dry and brittle and can…

Pain? What Pain? Root Canal Therapy

At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we perform root canal therapy in order to save the patient’s tooth. The procedure has a high success rate, and the result is a tooth that can last a lifetime. And yet, most people are fearful of having a root canal, because they are associated with pain. The truth is…