From Our Archives: The Challenges of a Root Canal

From Our Archives: The Challenges of a Root Canal

Ozone is powerful stuff for fighting infection, reducing pain, and promoting healing. Yet according to a recent review of the research, it doesn’t seem to be quite up to disinfecting a root canal treated tooth.  Overall, the results demonstrated that ozone...
Getting All the Facts When It Comes to Root Canals

Getting All the Facts When It Comes to Root Canals

Once upon a time, the American Association of Endodontists – root canal specialists – had what they called their annual “Root Canal Awareness Week.” Maybe they finally realized how unappealing that can sound to many, as they’ve since rebranded it and made...
Root Canal Teeth & Systemic Disease

Root Canal Teeth & Systemic Disease

Root canals are often a last resort attempt to save diseased teeth. They’re also potential harbors for toxic bacterial infections. New research in the journal Dentistry offers further evidence of the link between root canal teeth and systemic illness. The root canal...
When the Tooth Is Dead but the Pathogens Linger On…

When the Tooth Is Dead but the Pathogens Linger On…

Root canal teeth are dead teeth. After all, the very procedure involves removing everything that kept it alive – all the blood vessels, nerve endings, and other tissue that make up the pulpal complex inside the tooth. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing still...
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