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…

Safe and Effective: Root Canals in Orem

Root canals have been around for a long time, and they are a well-established treatment for saving inflamed or infected teeth. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we have performed countless root canals. In spite of the known benefits of root canals, a lot of misinformation about them has spread on the Internet. In view of…

Myths and Misconceptions about Root Canals

If you’re like most people, when you hear you’re going to need a root canal the first thing you do is jump on the Internet and do a search about the procedure. What you find may range from reassuring to alarming. But at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, you can be confident that root canals are…

Root Canals, Then and Now

“Root canal” may be among the most ominous words in all of dentistry. It doesn’t need to be that way. Modern dentistry has come a long way, and the discomfort level with root canals at Cascade Endodontics in Orem is low – about what you’d expect from having a cavity filled. But it hasn’t always…

Root Canal Myths

No one likes hearing they need a root canal. This is in part because of common myths that surround the procedure. Rest assured, the root canals performed by Cascade Endodontics in Orem, or any other dental health professional, are safe and effective. And yet certain myths about root canals persist. One of the most common…

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…