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Can Root Canals Make You Sick?

The effectiveness of root canal treatment is well-established. However, misinformation continues to circulate on the Internet that may cause a patient to question the safety of endodontics. It is in the best interest of patients to understand there is no valid, scientific evidence linking root canals to other health problems, and also to understand the advancements […]

Root Canal Awareness Week 2015: Saving Your Natural Teeth

Did you know this week is Root Canal Awareness Week? In its ninth year, Root Canal Awareness Week is a nationwide effort to encourage patients who need a root canal to see an endodontist to save their natural teeth.  Root canal treatment has come a long way since its earliest days in the 1800s.  Today, […]

Can red wine fight cavities?

Red wine, we know it has antioxidants.  We know it stains your teeth, but do we know if it helps fight cavities?, possibly.  A new study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, showed that in a lab setting, red wine was able to reduce or remove dental disease-causing bacteria in bacteria-ridden biofilm […]

Are Root Canals Safe?

The effectiveness of root canal treatment is well-established. However, misinformation continues to circulate on the Internet that may cause patients to question the safety of endodontics. It is in the best interest of patients to understand there is no valid, scientific evidence linking root canals to cancer or other health problems, and also to understand […]

Evidence of Enamel Damage from BPA Exposure

Over the last few years we have been hearing more about the effects and prevalence of BPA (bisphenol A).  It looks as though teeth may be the latest victims.  A research team led by Ariane Berdal of the Universite Paris-Diderot and Sylvie Babajko has shown that the teeth of rats were damaged with low daily […]