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In the 1920s, American dentist Dr. Weston Price  an arthritic woman to get her root-canal-treated tooth extracted. He implanted the woman's tooth in a rabbit. The rabbit died of arthritis ten days later. Surprisingly, the woman recovered from arthritis soon after and could walk freely. The doctor...  Read More
Don't Just Assume A Root Is Fractured When You See Lateral Bone Loss
Sometimes we are quick to assume a tooth is fractured when we see lateral bone loss.  But that radiographic finding alone isn't enough to make that determination.  If you cannot visualize a fractured, and the tooth is diagnosed as a necrotic pulp, it doesn't matter how big the lucency is, it can...  Read More
7 Year Recall on Intentional Replantation
It just so happens that in the last couple weeks I got the chance to do some long term recalls on a couple of intentional replantation cases.  I don't do a lot of these cases, but am surprised how many people are unfamiliar with this treatment option or have never seen one before.  Sometimes it...  Read More
Benefits of Root Canal Therapy
Is your mouth throbbing of pain? A tooth that has become infected will continue to go on this course unless it is managed effectively. When you visit Vancouver or Gresham locations, Dr. Nathan G. Dustin will assess the condition to determine whether or not a dental filling is still the ideal...  Read More
Categories: root canal
Gum disease in Little Ferry, NJ( Call us on(201) 342-8585For more offers and special discounts plsvisit( you have been told you have gum (periodontal) disease, you’re not alone. Many adults in the currently have some...  Read More
Restorative Dentistry in Little Ferry, NJ( appointment Call us on(201) 342-8585For more offers and special discounts pls visit( dentistry encloses the branches of prosthodontics, periodontics, and endodontics. This procedure...  Read More
Root Canal treatment in Yonkers, NY( us at (914) 779-2090 for appointmentFor more special discounts visit()A root canal is a treatment used to save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. Nerve and pulp, the soft area within the center of the tooth,...  Read More
Gum Disease in Yonkers, NY()call us at (914) 779-2090 for appointmentFor more special discounts visit( you have been told you have gum (periodontal) disease, you’re not alone. Many adults in the currently have some form of the disease. Periodontal disease...  Read More
Is Your Endodontist A Partner In Your Patient's Care?
What does it mean to be partners? On a recent episode of the The Profit, starring Marcus Lamonis, he was coaching two business partners on what it means to be partners. Simply put, "partners need to help each other". Partners recognize the strengths in each other and value those strengths. Leaders...  Read More
Root canal is a process that is followed in order to repair or save a tooth which is either badly decayed or infected. In this process a nerve that is decayed is removed and then it is completely cleaned and sealed. If the treatment is ignored or not followed, it will decay the whole tooth or will...  Read More
Micro–Computed Tomography Evaluation of the Preparation of Long Oval Root Canals in Mandibular Molars with the Self-adjusting File
The RESULTS are in! Both Frank Paque and O.A. Peters conclude:"In Conclusion, preparation of long oval-shaped root canals in mandibular molars in vitro with the SAF was effective and safe. Moreover, shapes generated with the SAF were more complete compared with rotary canal preparation"Journal of...  Read More
Direct comparisons of a singular NiTi file design with and without heat treatment
The physical properties of nickel titanium endodontic files that areheat treated for enhancing flexibility differ so widely that definitecorrelations are difficult to determine. This is particularly true whenthere are no controls for heat treated files having the same designdimensions. D&S...  Read More
5 Year Recall on a Cracked Tooth
As we all know, posterior teeth often get craze lines (surface cracks) in the enamel due to truama, large restorations, heavy occlusion or parafunctional habits. When these craze lines go past the enamel and into the dentin, we refer to them as cracks. Coronal cracks are very common in adult teeth....  Read More
The term “root canal” has become one of those phrases that sparks an instinctive cringe in most people, even though they might not know what the process actually involves. To provide more details about the procedure and clear up some of the misconceptions concerning root canals, here...  Read More
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what's that worth?
Most of the time x-rays of tortuous canals are used to demonstrate thecapabilities of a file. This begs the question: exactly how muchinformation do we get from an x-ray. Dr. HB Johnson, one of the pioneersof endodontics and the man who coined the term endodontics, is theperson that performed the...  Read More
What difference does unwinding an endodontic file make if it doesn’t break?
I was recently asked why would it matter if an unwound as long as it didn’t break. First, let us think of a file asnot only an instrument that enlarges a canal but one that acts as anauger as well; it conveys debris. When a file unwinds to the extent thatits helix augers apically rather than...  Read More
Maximizing Efficiency - for what it's worth
Time is the one commodity shared equally with all. No matter who we are or where we are we each get 60 minutes with every hour, 24 hours each and every day and then it is gone forever. One cannot keep time from passing, yet, profoundly, one can save time.Early in my career, I had the good fortune...  Read More
Root Canal Treatment - An Effective Means of Saving Infected Teeth
When the nerve portion of a tooth becomes damaged or infected, or the pulp of the tooth is damaged, a root canal is an effective means of saving infected teeth. Damage can occur to the tooth when it becomes badly decayed as well. Although a root canal sounds like a daunting procedure, it is...  Read More
On Communication and Collaboration for Advancing Endodontic File Design
While the overwhelming majority of comments we receive regarding ourresearch and innovations is very positive and complementary, publishingour and claiming unbiased objectivity opens us up to criticism andscrutiny. We expect and welcome such skepticism as it inspiresdiscussion and informs further...  Read More
Five Signs You May Need a Root Canal
Some dental problems are asymptomatic until they reach the most severe stages. This means you need to be extra vigilant in detecting any subtle symptoms. Root canal infection, in particular, is a killer dental problem that can lead to serious complications. If you’re suspicious that you might...  Read More
Stacking the Deck : A response to questions about our selection of testing protocols
Recently, we received feedback regarding our methodology for creating protocols for evaluating endo file performance on our ,a computer controlled clinical simulator. As always, we encourage yourparticipation in our discussions and we felt others might benefit fromincluding these comments in our...  Read More
What is the fewest number of endodontic files required for canal instrumentation?
After 35 years of for endo file efficiency vs. file stress, I continue to be puzzled forhow to best answer the frequent question: “How few of your instrumentsare necessary to prepare a canal?” Just as perplexing are the marketingclaims asserting that only 3-5 of their particular files...  Read More
Steps of Endodontic Instrumentation Technique
Many endodontists have spent a great deal of time deciding on thefile sequence that serves them best and would prefer not to have tolearn a new technique. For those, we would recommend no technique changesince the One Endo file was designed to give better results with anytechnique simply by using...  Read More
Get to Know Endo
For over three decades I have had the remarkable opportunity to design, manufacture, market, scientifically test and clinically evaluate new endodontic files. My research lead me to build a computer controlled clinical simulator to comprehensively assess key performance indicators of endodontic...  Read More
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