Signs You May Need a Root Canal

While you cannot diagnose yourself, there are some common signs and symptoms that might mean you need root canal treatment.  These signs should prompt you to make an appointment with your dentist or schedule an endodontic diagnostic exam. Only after taking x-rays and performing some tests, can a dental professional determine the right course of…

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root canal vs extraction

The decision between saving your tooth with root canal treatment or extracting your tooth can be a difficult one.  To make the best decision for your dental health and your appearance, you need to know what makes these procedures differ from each other. To help our patients and others decide, our team at Lowry Endodontics…

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what is endodontic retreatment

Some patients will have their root canal treatment last for the rest of their lives.  Other patients, however, may have a dentist or endodontist suggest they need their previous treatment revised or retreated.  Of course, the first thing these patients ask is, “What is endodontic retreatment?” This is a natural question that we often receive…

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How to Prevent Teeth From Cracking

A cracked tooth is not only a cosmetic problem.  Left unchecked, a crack could spread causing you to lose it.  Endodontic treatment can help save a cracked tooth.  We believe that the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it.  At Lowry Endodontics, we want to provide you with a guide on how…

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what is an endodontist

Often, patients feel confused about the many types of dental specialists available. They wonder, “What is an endodontist? And what do they do?” Dr. Karmali, with Lowry Endodontics, explains what he does and how his specialty stands apart from general dentistry. What Is an Endodontist? An endodontist is a dental specialist who manages dental pain…

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what is a dental abscess

A dental abscess is a serious issue that can cause pain and make you feel terrible. This issue may seem to appear out of nowhere, but it started with damage to your tooth.  Similarly, the abscess will not disappear spontaneously. You need assistance from an endodontist who knows what a dental abscess is and how…

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laser root canal therapy

When you need root canal treatment, you should find a provider that offers the most cutting-edge and effective technology available.  At Lowry Endodontics in Denver, Colorado, we use laser root canal therapy to improve cleaning and reduce bacteria inside the treated tooth. Does using lasers make a difference?  In a word, yes.  The laser allows…

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Endodontist vs Periodontist

To ensure that you have the best care for your whole mouth, the dental profession has several specialists who can treat complex cases or specific parts of the mouth. Unfortunately, for patients, the number of specialists can be dizzying. At Lowry Endodontics, we’ve created this guide to compare an endodontist vs periodontist and when you…

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when is a root canal needed

Root canal treatment is a common and painless procedure that can save your tooth. Several symptoms indicate that you have a problem with a tooth.  Many times, you can have a serious infection and not have any outward symptoms.  This is one of the things that make these infections so dangerous.  So, when is a…

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