Archive for February, 2015

Getting to the Root of It: The History of Endodontics

You may be surprised to hear that the word “endodontics” comes from two Greek words put together: “inside” and “tooth”. And you may even be more surprised to hear that the first endodontic treatment may go back as far as 200 BCE! That’s right, a skull from this era was found with a bronze wire […]

Root Canals: Setting the Record Straight

As with any other health related topic, there are many common myths that seem to follow root canals around, so we are here to set the record straight! Here are five of the most common questions we hear in our practice every day: After a root canal, is my tooth dead? No. Many people believe […]