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Did your dentist recommend a root canal surgery? Occasionally, a nonsurgical root canal procedure alone cannot save your tooth and Dr. Cunningham or your dentist will recommend surgery. Click here to learn why you might need endodontic surgery and view a step-by-step explanation of the most common surgical procedure, an apicoectomy. Please give us a call […]
In a recent study published in the Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice, it was found that older adults are at risk for impaired oral health and malnutrition. Patients who had 10 to 19 teeth were reported to be more likely at risk for malnutrition. Maintaining as many teeth as possible is essential for […]
Major League Baseball players have hit it out of the park this summer with root canals! Amed Rosario, who plays for the Mets, underwent a root canal last week. Click here for more information!
No one is immune from a possible tooth infection. It can happen to anyone, including professional athletes! Recently, Texas Ranger Adrian Beltre had to miss a game due to an infected tooth. Thankfully, Beltre underwent a root canal, and was able to get back in the lineup quickly!
Our very our Dr. Kevin Cunningham was featured in the July 2018 issue of 435 Magazine! Scroll down below the pictures to read the article! Choosing a root canal specialist should depend on clinical experience, cutting-edge technology and patient satisfaction. Throughout the past 16 years, Dr. Kevin Cunningham has performed more than 20,000 successful and […]
What is a cracked tooth, and how can Dr. Cunningham help? Watch the video below for information on cracked teeth, including symptoms and information on how we can help!
It is officially Root Canal Awareness Week! In celebration of this week, here are some endodontic facts: Every day, more than 41,000 root canals are performed More than 15 million root canals are performed every year On average, endodontists perform 25 root canal treatments each week; general dentists perform fewer than 2 per week on […]
Today we are going to address the third and final myth of our blog series: Myth 3: It’s better to pull a tooth than have root canal treatment. Dr. Cunningham understands the importance of saving natural teeth, as nothing artificial can truly replace a natural tooth. Endodontic treatment has a very high success rate, and many […]
For part two of our Root Canal Myths series, we are going to address this myth: Myth 2: Root canal treatment causes illness. With all the information available on the internet, it is easy to find misleading information about root canals. You may have heard that root canals can contribute to future illnesses or diseases; however […]
Welcome to our website! Since the thought of a root canal might make you fearful if you are not familiar with the procedure, we are kicking our blog off with the first of three posts that will address common myths about root canals: Myth 1: Root canal treatment is painful. Myth 2: Root canal treatment […]