Most people quiver at the mere mention of the term “root canal.” Over the many decades that this necessary dental procedure has been performed, it has become known more for pain than for its real benefit, which is the relief and prevention of pain. We cannot be more firm in our expression that the reality […]

Any experienced dentist knows his or her patients dread the mere thought of undergoing root canal therapy. In our practice, we do all that we can to help our patients reach a state of oral health in which they may be able to avoid such a procedure. However, teeth can become damaged through trauma as […]

When a patient discovers that he or she is in need of specialized restorative care in the form of root canal therapy, he or she may experience a fair amount of anxiety. Root canal therapy has, in years past, gained somewhat of a negative image. In reality, this restorative procedure is aimed at eliminating the […]

Root canal therapy can sound overwhelming or even scary for some patients. Many people have such a negative connotation of a root canal that the word alone can make them cringe. However, it’s important to note the procedure is not what causes discomfort or pain, the infection in the tooth is what can bring patients […]

Many patients feel anxious when they find out they will need root canal treatment. The truth is that there are many benefits to having a root canal from your dentist in the Highland area. Root canals can help restore teeth and save them from extraction. The procedure also helps alleviate the powerful pain that can […]

Have you ever heard the phrase, “I’d rather have a root canal”? The implication of that statement is that something is so unappealing that a person would rather undergo dental work. Root canals have had a bad rap for a long time leading people to believe that the treatment is painful or has frequent complications. […]

If you find yourself in a situation where you have lost a tooth or several teeth, you are probably interested in your options for replacement. Now, more than ever, patients have a choice when it comes to restoring lost teeth. In the past, patients could only choose from dental bridges or dentures. While both of […]

Endodontic therapy, or root canal therapy, is commonly suggested for patients who are experiencing extensive decay and infection in a tooth. When a tooth has a large area of decay that isn’t treated, the tooth becomes at risk for required extraction. Rather than remove a tooth, Dr. Vines offers patients the option of saving the […]

The pain from an infected tooth is horrible. If you have ever had an infected tooth, you know this is true. Pure Gold Professionals in Dentistry, located in Redlands CA, is passionate about providing the very best care to each patient. We don’t want to see any of our patients suffer unnecessarily! Therefore, we recommend and […]