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…

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…

What Endodontists Do

We use our teeth to bite and chew, and that’s first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think about their pearly whites. But there is a lot more to teeth than that, much of it beneath the surface. Beneath the surface of teeth is our specialty at Cascade Endodontics in Orem.…

Root Canals: Reliable and Safe

Root canals can be scary, and if you find out that you need one your first instinct may be to panic. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we assure you that modern dentistry has made root canals safe, pain-free, and virtually routine. Yet root canals remain somewhat controversial, and your second instinct may to be get…