All You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Endodontist

Your toothy smile isn’t just the pretty white crowns that you see when you look in a mirror. Underneath that enamel lives a network of little canals that comprise the living tissue of the tooth, complete with blood vessels and nerves to nourish it and keep it alive. This inner... Read more »

Why You Need to Preserve Your Tooth Pulp

Our goal is to save your natural teeth so that you can keep them for as long as possible. This not only benefits you functionally but aesthetically as well. Keeping your smile intact means your smile stays natural, so you can still eat all your favorite foods, instead of having... Read more »

The Process of a Root Canal and Other Treatments

When we perform a root canal, you will have had an X-ray to see the shape of the root canals, and we check for infection in the nearby bone. You will receive a local anesthetic and a dam will be placed in the area surrounding the tooth to keep it... Read more »

How Does Endodontics Affect Your Smile and Your Oral Health?

As endodontic specialists, our job is saving your natural teeth. When you come to us for treatment, you have a greater chance of keeping your teeth and avoiding having to wear false teeth or tooth replacements, such as bridges, implants, or a removable partial denture. If an infected tooth is... Read more »

What Do You Know About Endodontics?

How often do you visit our endodontist? To ensure that further damage does not occur to the inner workings of a tooth or to add an additional layer of protection to prevent damage from occurring in the future, endodontics is a highly specialized field of dentistry that provides you the... Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Root Canal Therapy

As endodontics is a branch of dentistry designed to care for the pulp of a tooth and tissues within the root, a root canal therapy can be employed to effectively save a tooth that has been severely broken or damaged. If a tooth has been damaged and the pulp is... Read more »

Additional Information About Endodontics

If you want to give your smile the best possible care, you will need to make sure all aspects of your health are well cared for. One commonly neglected area of your mouth is the inner workings of a tooth. Because your tooth contains nerve endings, connective tissues and blood... Read more »

Got Questions About Root Canal Treatment? Here Are Your Answers

Root canal therapy can seem like a complex treatment, which can lead to many questions. If you have questions about this treatment, our dentist, Dr. William J Kowalski DMD MS LLC, encourages you to ask and find the answers. To help you get started, he is happy to provide the... Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth May Require Emergency Endodontic Therapy

A bad fall at home or receiving an injury in the mouth during a sports game or practice can sometimes carry enough force to severely damage or potentially knock out one of your teeth. If a tooth does get knocked out, you can experience significant pain, and you will require... Read more »

If You Have a Bad Filling, Consider Root Canal Therapy

Dental fillings are placed to restore a damaged tooth with full function and prevent health complications following tooth decay. Over time, though, bacteria living in your mouth can attack and weaken the seam between the healthy tooth and the dental filling, eventually infiltrating the area and creating a new dental... Read more »