X-rays - an important part of diagnosis, helps endodontist to visualize structures that are usually hidden by the gums. Three structures i.e. the dental pulp, the periodontal ligament and the bone surrounding the tooth.
Ways To Improve Your Dental Office Experience: Arrive stress-free at the dental officeTalk to your dentist and let him know how you will signal if you need a break in between (important one!)Involve your brain in something productive while sitting in the dentist’s officePractice deep breathing
Although both root canal and implants are common treatment options, many dentists believe that the priority should always be to preserve the natural tooth before extracting or replacing it with an implant. In fact, more than 17 million teeth are saved with root canal in a year. Interesting isn't it?