If you’ve been told you need a root canal, here’s what to ask and how to know whether a root canal is right for you.
The root canal procedure is often feared and dreaded, but I aim to demystify it here so it can be appreciated for the benefits it can provide for a dying tooth.
Is it normal for a dentist to have to do a root canal in three steps?
Shortly after I returned home from from the dentist, I leaned over and had a sudden gush of watery substance drain from my left nostril. It smelled just like the sodium hypochloride that the dentist used to flush my roots. Is it possible to drill through the root into the sinus cavity?
No one will ever forget Dustin Hoffman having his front teeth drilled through to the nerve by a Nazi dentist in the film Marathon Man. Always a favorite topic with comedians and Hollywood film makers, the root canal, poorly understood and unjustly accused, lives on in disrepute.