Your Health For Tag "endodontist"

  • What are the benefits of root canal treatment?
    Aug. 27, 2021

    What are the benefits of root canal treatment?

    General oral health

    Aside from easing pain and discomfort, you may wonder what the benefits of a root canal treatment are. We discuss the advantages of getting a root canal below.

  • Reasons for root canal treatment
    Mar. 6, 2020

    Reasons for root canal treatment

    General oral health

    A root canal is a common procedure used to treat inflammation or infection of the tooth’s sensitive inner pulp tissue, which is made up of blood vessels and nerve fibers.1 Pulp inflammation can result from a number of causes including deep decay, cracked teeth, or trauma. While many feel uneasy about the idea of a root canal, the procedure is a safe and straightforward way to remove diseased pulp tissue and is a better alternative to tooth extraction.

  • Coverage for Dental Specialists
    Apr. 5, 2018

    Coverage for Dental Specialists

    Dental benefit information

    The trees are blooming and their roots are growing. But what happens if the roots of your teeth aren't doing so well? Learn how your dental benefits work when you're referred to an endodontist for a root canal or when you need to see another dental specialist There are multiple reasons you might need to... More »

  • Dental Visits Decoded: Root Canal
    Jul. 22, 2015

    Dental Visits Decoded: Root Canal

    General oral health

    Two words people probably dread hearing the most at their dentist's office: root canal. While getting the nerve tissue or pulp inside of your tooth removed may have once been a painful procedure, now it's no more uncomfortable than getting a cavity filled. Root canals are typically needed when tooth decay has spread to the... More »

  • Dental Professionals Decoded
    Apr. 23, 2015

    Dental Professionals Decoded

    General oral health

    Your general dentist is just one of the many professionals who can help you maintain a healthy smile. There are a lot of “odontists” out there – from ones who help with appliances like braces to others who specialize in restorations. Here are a few of the most common specialized dentistry professionals. Endodontists are dentists... More »