Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Endodontics: Page 2
3 ways technology is shaping the future of dentistry
The technological age will have a wide range of effects on dentistry, including new diagnostic equipment, creative preventive strategies, and groundbreaking treatments. Dr. James Younger breaks down the ways that technology is shaping the future of dentistry.
February 13, 2023
How to improve numbness in irreversible pulpitis patients
Patients with irreversible pulpitis may experience greater anesthetic effectiveness from inferior alveolar nerve blocks if they are given anti-inflammatories prior to endodontic treatment, according to a recently published study in the
Journal of Endodontics
February 13, 2023
Endodontics Insider: How to improve numbness in irreversible pulpitis patients
February 8, 2023
Research to explore biomarker for alternative root canal therapy
A researcher with the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in New York will explore a potential biomarker supporting the success of vital pulp therapy, an alternative, less invasive treatment than a root canal.
February 2, 2023
Apply to study endodontic management of dental diseases
The American Association of Endodontists and the Foundation for Endodontics are seeking applicants to investigate outcomes of endodontic management of pulpal and associated periapical diseases.
February 1, 2023
Patent suit between Sonendo's PIPStek, Biolase heats up
PIPStek, a subsidiary of Sonendo, developer of the GentleWave root canal disinfection system, filed a lawsuit against Biolase claiming that Biolase's laser violates two of its patents. Biolase calls the claims against its Waterlase laser "meritless."
January 25, 2023
Sonendo rebrands, launches new website
Sonendo has launched a new brand campaign and website that reflects its commitment to investing in endodontics and providing technology that improves patient care.
January 17, 2023
Suit dismissed against dental patient who wrote bad reviews
An appeals court in Colorado recently dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed against a dental patient who wrote negative online reviews about the root canal therapy she received from an endodontist, according to court records.
January 4, 2023
How to better predict a patient's risk of postsurgical pain
Clinical factors, including pain severity before and during root canals, may better predict the risk of postoperative pain than sociodemographic characteristics such as race and income, according to a study published in
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
January 2, 2023
JADA study: Stop prescribing antibiotics to some patients
Clinicians may want to stop prescribing antibiotics to patients with prosthetic joints before they undergo invasive dental procedures, because they don't cut the risk of developing infections, according to a study published on December 2 in the
Journal of the American Dental Association
December 12, 2022
Endodontic DSO secures $100M in financing to grow
Endodontic Practice Partners, a specialty dental service organization (DSO) for endodontists, secured $100 million in debt financing to continue its expansion.
December 8, 2022
Insurance claim trends in pediatric pulpal therapy
The percentage of children undergoing pulpotomies and pulpectomies decreased from 2010 to 2020, according to a study published in the
Journal of the American Dental Association.
The decline may indicate teaching changes in pulpal therapy guidelines.
November 16, 2022
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