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Endo Saratoga Blog

Is It Possible to Travel After Having a Root Canal?

June 12, 2021

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a dentist performing a root canal on a patient

It’s summertime, and your family is planning to go away for a few weeks to enjoy a wonderful vacation at the beach. You’ve been looking forward to it all year, and now that it’s only weeks away, you learn that you need a root canal in Saratoga. Will this necessary treatment derail your trip or is it possible to enjoy your time away without worry? Read on to find out what you should do.

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What to Do When You Lose a Tooth: 5 Important Steps

May 20, 2021

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Holding a lost tooth with two hands

Across the country, more than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year. A knocked-out tooth isn’t necessarily gone for good, but you have a very limited timeframe in which to act; you need to get your emergency endodontist in less than an hour if you want to save it. To ensure that you don’t lose valuable time in a situation where every second counts, take the time to memorize these 5 essential steps for saving a tooth that has come out of its socket.

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Cracked Teeth and Jaw Pain Are on the Rise — Why?

April 22, 2021

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Black and white photo of woman with cracked teeth in Saratoga

When COVID-19 restrictions first went into effect last March, dentists across the country closed their doors to everyone except emergency patients. Even though dental offices have been open again for quite a while now, it might seem logical to think that many are suffering from a decline in business — but that isn’t always the case. One dentist in New York City even said that she had been busier than ever. Shortly after her practice reopened, she stated, “I’ve seen more tooth fractures in the last six weeks than in the previous six years.”

What is the reason behind the rise in cracked teeth in Saratoga and other dental problems during the pandemic? Let’s talk about some possible explanations.

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What Does Pain After a Root Canal Mean?

March 2, 2021

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Woman experiencing pain after root canal in Saratoga

In the past, root canal therapy was a painful procedure that struck dread into patients’ hearts. Today, though, this treatment is quite comfortable. Modern techniques and anesthesia mean that most patients can breeze through the procedure while feeling little to nothing. Not long after their appointment, they are back to feeling normal. But what if you experience pain after a root canal in Saratoga? Depending on what the pain feels like, you might need to schedule an appointment with an endodontist.

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Do You Have a Cracked Tooth? 5 Signs to Watch For

January 24, 2021

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Illustration of cracked tooth in Saratoga between healthy teeth

Did you know that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body? It is even harder than your bones! Despite how tough it is, however, it is susceptible to damage. It may become cracked if you bite down on hard objects like ice or pen caps, or if it is exposed to extreme and sudden temperature changes. Left untreated, a cracked tooth in Saratoga may lead to pain and other unpleasant consequences. How can you tell if you might be suffering from a cracked tooth? Here are five signs to watch out for.

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