Endodontic specialist is a dentist who specialize in maintaining teeth through endodontic therapy procedures. In many cases, general dentists may perform root canal treatments that are minimally difficult and have less complicating factors.
Dental Sports Guards . Over the counter dental sports guards are cheaper than the custom ones made by the dentist. The reason is that the material used for over the counter sports guards are not durable and very thick. Also they are ill fitting and uncomfortable.
Tooth Avulsion. What to do when a tooth is knocked out? The treatment for permanent teeth consists of replantation, immediately if possible. Replantation — physically replacing the tooth into its socket. The proper way to remove debris from the root of an avulsed tooth is to rinse it in cold water.
Root Canal Visits. Root canals may be treated in one or multiple visits. Most root canals can be treated in one visit. The exceptions are extremely infected teeth, complications from the procedure, and complex cases.
Root Canal Pain Management . There are 5 simple steps to follow before you have a root canal or during your root canal recovery and a few root canal symptoms or situations that can cause you to need a root canal.
Pain Medication. Patient’s with pain in the pulp of the tooth are usually given pain medications such as: Motrin; or ibuprofen which have an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. If stronger pain medications are needed usually Vicodin or Hydrocodone can also be prescribed.