Doctor News

News about our practice that our referring doctors may find interesting.

“Annual” Wine Pairing

WinePhoto2013#3Winephoto2013#1Winephoto2013#6A great turn-out!

Thanks to all our loyal referring dentists who attended our third wine pairing recently!  We were so glad you  attended and hope a good time was had by all.  We enjoyed some excellent wines paired with “small bites” and had a great presentation by John Hoffman from Winery Associates. Congratulations to all the door prize winners, and especially the GRAND PRIZE winner, Sarah Urman, who received a MAGNUM of wine donated to us by John.  Enjoy, Sarah!!

Myths About Root Canals and Root Canal Pain

Did you know: Patients who have experienced root canal treatment are six times more likely to describe it as “painless” than patients who have not had root canal treatment.

The perception of root canals being painful began decades ago but with the latest technologies and anesthetics, root canal treatment today is often no more uncomfortable than having a filling. With modern techniques and anesthetics, most patients report that they are comfortable during the procedure.
With modern techniques and anesthetics, most patients report that they are comfortable during the procedure. Most patients only see their endodontist when they have a severe toothache. The toothache can be caused by damaged tissue in the tooth. Root canal treatment removes this damaged tissue from the tooth, thereby relieving the pain you feel.

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