Bad Reputation: Root Canals

Most people associate root canals with pain. It’s the first thing they think about when the subject comes up. But at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, there is absolutely no need to worry about root canals; they do not live up to their bad reputation. Root canals are among the most common dental procedures in the…

New Root Canal Treatment Coming?

When a tooth becomes inflamed or infected, a root canal is often the treatment of choice for relieving the patient’s pain and, perhaps more importantly, saving the tooth. Root canals are one of the specialties at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Root canals are generally a straightforward procedure. They tend to make people nervous, because they…

Endodontics: Saving Teeth in Orem

Endodontics is a dental specialty that is concerned with the interior of a tooth. Like all endodontists, at Cascade Endodontics in Orem we specialize in saving teeth. One of the most common procedures we perform is a root canal. The mere words “root canal” can strike fear into many people, but it really shouldn’t be…

Abscessed Tooth? What To Look For

There are multiple layers to a tooth. The outer two layers are the enamel and the dentin, and they surround and protect the innermost layer of nerves and blood vessels. If that innermost becomes infected then the only way to relieve the associated pain, and save the tooth, is a root canal, a common procedure…

Prompt Attention: Tooth Injury Orem

Dental traumas are divided into two broad categories: fractures and luxation injuries. Fractures include chips and cracks; luxation means a tooth that has been displaced or misaligned. Both are treated regularly at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Chipped teeth account for most dental traumas. Fortunately, most of them can be repaired, either by reattaching the broken…