Referred Pain…You Sneaky Bas****!

Referred Pain…You Sneaky Bas****!

As an endodontist I see referred pain all the time.  And it is my job to make sure that I confirm a diagnosis before I ever begin.  Both patients and referring dentists can get irritated when I insist on re-evaluating the patient before I start treatment.  Well, I...
Tooth Story #15: A Case of PCO…huh?

Tooth Story #15: A Case of PCO…huh?

This blog is about a case of PCO.  PCO stands for Pulp Canal Obliteration.  What does that mean? Well, PCO is usually a consequence of trauma.  Take a look above at this young girl’s radiograph. The girl had trauma about 8 years ago when she was hit in the face with a...
A Sinus Tract is a Dentist’s Best Friend

A Sinus Tract is a Dentist’s Best Friend

Last week I had a very upset patient. The reason? I was the second specialist that he was seeing for one tooth. See, this patient was actually referred to me by a Periodontist, and the patient was NOT happy that he had to have the same tooth evaluated AGAIN!! He was...

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