Endodontic Retreatment: How Does It Work?

At Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT, we know that there’s a stigma around root canal therapy. We’ve done our fair share on this blog to dispel that urban myth. With modern anesthesia, root canal therapy is no more painful than most common dental procedures. However, our team knows that there are exceptions to every rule.…

Root Canal: An Effective, Permanent Solution

Root canal treatment is one of the most openly disliked procedures in dentistry. While we have worked hard to dispel the outdated myth that they are any more painful than other procedures, the team at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT knows how prevalent this idea has become. Because of this, it has also become difficult…

Have You Heard The One About … Root Canals?

This post from Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT describes some of the myths about root canals. There is plenty of misinformation out there, so we’re going to use this space to separate some of the fact from the fiction. We’ll dispense first with the single most pervasisve myth of all: that root canal therapy is…

Root Canal Variables

No one likes hearing they need a root canal. If there is any good news to hearing it, then it’s this: root canal procedures at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT can save a tooth that might otherwise have to be extracted, and root canals have a high degree of success. The success rate for root…

Don’t Put Off That Root Canal!

No one relishes the thought of a root canal, but if you are told you need one, do not put it off. If you’re concerned about discomfort, remember that root canals at Cascade Endodontics in Orem UT are virtually painless. The thing to remember is that your tooth will not heal itself. You’ve probably got…

Root Canals Relieve Pain!

At Cascade Endodontics in Orem we never get tired of reminding people that root canal therapy does not live up to its reputation of being painful. The lingering notoriety is hard to understand, because root canals don’t cause pain – they relieve it. With modern anesthesia, most patients discover that a typical root canal is…

Recovering From Your Root Canal

Root canals have a fearsome reputation, but it is undeserved: we can never say that enough, at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Most patients say their level of discomfort during the procedure is about the same as having a cavity filled. There will, however, be a recovery period, and chances are you will experience minor discomfort.…

Frightened by Root Canals?

Almost no procedure, whether it is medical or dental, is without at least a little discomfort. But too many people incorrectly think that the pain from root canals is in a class by itself. At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we assure you that root canals are simple and straightforward, with minimal discomfort. The discomfort from…

Do You Need Root Canal Treatment?

Most people get nervous when they find out they need a root canal. The usual reason is that reputation precedes reality: root canals hurt, don’t they? At Cascade Endodontics in Orem, we assure you that the answer is no! Root canal treatment becomes necessary when the soft tissue inside a tooth gets infected or damaged.…

Saving Teeth With Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy is a dental procedure that can save a decayed or damaged tooth. At Cascade Endontics in Orem we want to do everything possible to save natural teeth from extraction. The term “root canal” is often used to describe a procedure. That term, strictly speaking, is incorrect – just as it’s incorrect to…