Archive for November 2018
A Cracked Molar. Ouch!
Dental pain from a crack in a tooth can be frustratingly hard to diagnose. In this instance, tooth #15 was cracked and the patient was suffering with a great deal of pain. Using a highly intense blue light it was possible to visualize a hairline crack in this patient’s second molar. (#15) the crack had…Read More
Thanksgiving Toothache. Emergency!
There is never a good time to have a toothache. Unfortunately for this patient she developed one shortly before Thanksgiving and called us late one evening. Treatment the following morning involved a painless, minimally invasive root canal treatment using The Gentlewave Procedure. The patient’s pain was eliminated and her tooth saved. Happy Thanksgiving! …Read More
Teeth come in all shapes and sizes.
This 82 year old patient was experiencing pain from a lower molar. This is a very important tooth as it supports a bridge. The tooth had been problematic for a number of years. Using The Gentlewave Procedure I was able to fully disinfect the complex c-shaped root canal system. The root was then sealed with…Read More