How to save a Knocked-Out Tooth

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More than five million teeth are knocked out every year in children and adults. Many knocked-out teeth happen as a result of sports injuries or other accidental blows to the face. The good news is that if proper steps are followed immediately after the tooth is dislodged, it is possible for Dr. Elkhal to help […]

Myths about Root Canals

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So, you’ve been informed that you need a root canal. If you’re like most patients your mind immediately goes to images of drills and pain. But the reality is that couldn’t be further from the truth. At Endodontics Limited Dr. Steven Elkhal has your comfort in mind at all times. Our goals are to identify […]

The Cracked Tooth

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In order to diagnose and treatment plan a cracked tooth correctly, one must have an understanding of how cracks affect the adjacent tissues. A study done by AAE assessed the pulp conditions and dentin in teeth that were affected by attrition or cracks. Methods: The samples that were examined included eight teeth with severe attrition […]

3-D or 2-D Radiographic Imaging?

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The latest Endodontics Colleagues for Excellence Newsletter, published a session about 2-D and 3-D radiographic imaging that I would like to share with you. Surveys to endodontists revealed that that both large and small pathoses as well as anatomic entities are routinely missed in 2-D radiographic imagings and that the healing and repair of pathoses […]