Posts Tagged: Endodontics Park Ridge

Root Canals: A Brief History

The branch of dentistry which focuses solely on root canals and the internal structure of teeth is called endodontics. The term is Greek in origin,  endo meaning “inside” and odons meaning “tooth.” The history of endodontic dental care dates back to the second or third Century BC, according to the best estimates of researchers. Israelis in that time period… Read more »

Endodontic Treatment, Before It’s Too Late

Endodontic treatment, or treating/removing the infected tissues from the center of your tooth, might be the last resort for saving your severely damaged or infected tooth. Known as the pulp, the mass of nerves and blood vessels underneath your tooth’s outer layers connects to your teeth’s roots, which extend underneath your gums and into your… Read more »