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July 11, 2024
How Much Does a Root Canal Cost in Hudson, NH?

Root canal therapy is the most common procedure that endodontists provide. While it is also offered by general dentists in many cases, an endodontist specializes in this and other tooth saving procedures.  A root canal is like an internal deep cleaning of a tooth. The soft tissue at the center of the tooth is removed, […]

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July 10, 2024
How Does Regenerative Endodontics Work?

Regenerative endodontics is a cutting edge strategy used to encourage growth and development of oral tissues. The field of endodontics, especially pediatric endodontics, is being revolutionized by regenerative medicine, and patients are reaping the benefits.  What exactly is regenerative endodontics and how does it work? Here’s an overview. What is Endodontics?  Endodontics is the field […]

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June 4, 2024
What Is The Difference Between A Root Canal & Apical Surgery?

Endodontic procedures include some that are surgical and some that are non-surgical. The type of procedure you need will depend on your individual case and the best course of treatment for saving your tooth. Root canals and apical surgery are both endodontic procedures that restore the health of an infected tooth, but they are very […]

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April 18, 2024
How Long Will A Pulpotomy Last?

A pulpotomy, sometimes called a baby root canal, is a procedure that is used to treat a baby tooth that is infected or at risk. It is similar to a root canal, but somewhat less complex. The purpose of a pulpotomy is to preserve the tooth until it is ready to be shed naturally.  How […]

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March 18, 2024
What Happens If You Don't Get a Root Canal?

Have you been told you need a root canal? Your dentist may have recommended a root canal for a tooth that has significant damage, putting it at a high risk of infection. You may have been referred to an endodontist because they specialize in root canal therapy. But is a root canal really necessary? What […]

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March 5, 2024
What To Do When Your Child Has A Toothache

A toothache can be incredibly painful. It most likely indicates that the tooth is infected or that the nerves are exposed due to a deep cavity or cracked tooth.  If your child has a severe toothache, it needs immediate treatment. Learn what to do in case of a dental emergency.  What To Do During Regular […]

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February 5, 2024
What Should I Expect After My Child Gets A Pulpotomy?

A pulpotomy is a procedure that is typically performed on primary (baby) teeth. When a tooth has a deep cavity or extensive decay that reaches the soft layer of tissue under the enamel, an infection can occur in the tooth. A pulpotomy can treat the infection and preserve the tooth until it is ready to […]

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December 6, 2023
Can A Cracked Tooth Heal On Its Own? | Elite Endodontics of NH

A cracked tooth is a common dental problem. Teeth may crack due to weakened enamel caused by decay, chronic teeth grinding, or naturally soft teeth. If you have a cracked tooth, a common question is: does it need to be treated or will it heal on its own? Here’s what you need to know.  Can […]

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November 29, 2023
Is Sedation Dentistry Safe? Answers to Common Questions

Sedation dentistry is a strategy that makes dental procedures easier to tolerate. Patients of all ages can lay back and relax while dental work is completed with little to no discomfort.  Before you decide whether or not sedation would be beneficial for you or your child and what type would be best, you likely have […]

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October 13, 2023
Choose Endodontic Care In A Dental Emergency

A dental emergency can be a frightening experience, for the patient and the caregiver. An accident or injury to the mouth can lead to a variety of dental emergencies, from broken teeth to dislodged teeth. In an emergency situation, time is of the essence. Do you know where to go in case of a dental […]

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September 17, 2023
How Long Does A Root Canal Last?

A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures. It can often save a tooth that is severely decayed, damaged, or infected. Root canals can be performed by general dentists or endodontists.    If you have a tooth that needs a root canal, you may be wondering how long it will last. Here’s […]

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September 16, 2023
Can A Loose, Permanent Tooth Be Saved?

A loose primary (baby) tooth is a normal occurrence. Baby teeth are supposed to be shed to make room for the permanent teeth to come in. But when a permanent tooth is loose, it will most likely require treatment to be saved.    What are the chances that a loose permanent tooth can be saved? […]

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September 15, 2023
How Long Can You Go Without Getting A Root Canal?

When your dentist recommends a root canal, you may be thinking that now is not the best time. Maybe you have dental anxiety and the idea of getting a root canal fills you with dread. Maybe with or without insurance your funds are low and you think you can’t afford it. Or perhaps you’re about […]

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June 20, 2023
Can I Get a Root Canal While Pregnant?

Pregnancy can make you question a lot of things. They say a baby changes everything, and it starts before they’re even born. Suddenly your body doesn’t belong to just you anymore and you have to be more careful.  A common question that arises during pregnancy is in regards to dental care. Should you go to […]

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June 19, 2023
How Does Sedation Dentistry Work?

Sedation dentistry is a tool used by dentists and dental specialists to help patients feel more relaxed during procedures. It can help make invasive procedures easier to tolerate and even reduce the amount of local anesthesia that is needed. Sedation dentistry is especially helpful for patients who experience dental anxiety.  If you’re considering sedation options […]

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June 18, 2023
Elite Endodontics of NH Is The Only Endodontist Practice in New Hampshire That Treats Children

Endodontics is a dental specialty that focuses on the health of the teeth from the inside out. It is just as important for children as it is for adults, yet it seems that many endodontic practices don’t offer services for children. In fact, Elite Endodontics of NH is the only endodontic practice in New Hampshire […]

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June 17, 2023
Can a Knocked Out Tooth Be Saved?

A knocked out tooth is one of the most common types of dental trauma. A tooth can be knocked out due to an accident, sports injury, or a fall. The experience can be frightening, but the good news is that if you act quickly, there’s a good chance your tooth can be saved.  What To […]

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June 16, 2023
What Does an Endodontist Do?

An endodontist is a dental specialist who treats teeth from the inside out. The primary focus of endodontics is the dental pulp, the soft tissue at the center of a tooth. When this tissue is damaged, infected, or at risk, endodontic procedures are used to treat and protect the tooth. What Qualifications Does an Endodontist […]

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June 15, 2023
3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

A root canal is a restorative procedure that can often save a tooth that is infected or at-risk of infection. Root canals are common and many patients will need one at some point in their life. The procedure is typically short and simple and can usually be performed with just local anesthesia. If successful, a […]

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March 23, 2023
Can A Cracked Tooth Be Saved?

Do you have a cracked tooth? As strong as tooth enamel is, it is still possible for a tooth to crack. Cracked teeth can occur due to weakened enamel, metal fillings, biting down on something hard, or an injury to the mouth.  If you have a cracked tooth, you may be wondering if it can […]

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March 22, 2023
What is Root Canal Retreatment?

Root canal retreatment, sometimes called endodontic retreatment, is essentially a repeat root canal. A tooth that has already had a root canal may become infected again, requiring repeat treatment.  What causes a tooth to need a root canal retreatment? How do you know if you need retreatment? Learn the answers to these questions and more.  […]

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January 30, 2023
How Long Does Apical Dental Surgery Take?

Apical dental surgery is also known as an apicoectomy or root-end resection. The term "apical" refers to the apex or tip of the tooth's root. Apical dental surgery takes about 40 minutes to an hour and a half, depending on the tooth's location and the severity of the infection in the root tip. Apical dental […]

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January 4, 2023
Can A Cracked Tooth Heal On Its Own?

A cracked tooth is a common dental problem. A tooth may crack due to a variety of causes from teeth grinding to injuries. There are different types of cracks that develop in teeth, and the type of crack is a big factor in the outcome.  If you have a cracked tooth you may be unsure […]

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January 3, 2023
What to Expect During a Root Canal Procedure

Root canal therapy has come a long way over the past several decades. This common endodontic treatment is no longer a procedure to be feared, thanks to significant advancements in techniques and dental technology. As such, if your dentist informs you that you need a root canal, there is no need to panic. Read on […]

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December 31, 2022
What Is The Goal Of Preventative Dentistry?

Preventative general or family dentistry includes all treatments and services provided by general dentists that aim to prevent oral health problems, such as tooth decay, and gum disease. General dentists who pursue additional education, training, and experience to specialize in the treatment of infection, injury, and disease of the interior of the tooth (pulp) are […]

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December 30, 2022
What Is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures, especially those with dental anxiety, a lifelong phobia of dental surgery, or those simply feeling a bit uneasy about an upcoming dental procedure. Sedation dentistry is sometimes referred to as "sleep dentistry," although that term is not entirely accurate. Patients are typically awake during […]

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October 18, 2022
What Is Regenerative Endodontics?

Regenerative endodontics is a cutting edge treatment for conditions affecting the root canal of a tooth. The term regeneration essentially means new growth, specifically new tissue growth that results in healing of damaged or deteriorated tissue. Regenerative endodontics targets the root canal of a tooth to encourage new growth of root tissue in teeth with […]

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September 18, 2022
When Do Teeth Need Endodontic Retreatment?

Endodontics is the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the dental pulp, the soft tissue inside of a tooth made up of blood vessels and nerves. Endodontic treatment most commonly refers to a root canal, and endodontic retreatment is simply a repeat root canal. Why is a repeat root canal necessary? There are a few […]

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September 17, 2022
Endodontic Surgery vs. Root Canal: What's the Difference?

The root canal is one of the most well known types of dental treatments out there. However, did you know that there are several different types of root canal treatments? Depending on the severity of your mouth infection, a non-surgical root canal or a surgical root canal, also known as endodontic surgery, may be required. […]

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September 3, 2022
How Does An Endodontist Repair A Cracked Tooth?

A cracked tooth is a common dental problem. There are a variety of reasons a crack may form in a tooth, but if it occurs it should be addressed right away. A cracked tooth is at a high risk of infection and prompt treatment could save the tooth.  How does an endodontist repair a cracked […]

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September 2, 2022
What Can A Dentist Do For A Cracked Tooth?

A cracked tooth is a broken or chipped tooth. It can be caused by biting down on something hard, an injury, or grinding your teeth. Cracked teeth are more common than you might think. It’s estimated that around 20% of the population has experienced some form of dental trauma during their lives. What are the […]

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June 15, 2022
Is Endodontic Retreatment Painful?

With proper dental care and regular, preventative hygiene, teeth that have had root canal treatment can usually last a lifetime. However, sometimes a tooth that’s been treated doesn’t properly heal, and can then become diseased or painful months or years after your endodontic treatment. So what happens next? An additional procedure, called an endodontic retreatment […]

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February 8, 2022
3 Myths About Root Canals

There’s no shortage of misconceptions about root canals. Indeed, if you believe the rumors you might think having a root canal is on par with torture. Nothing could be further than the truth. Although getting a root canal may not be your preferred way to spend a couple of hours, science and technology have evolved […]

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February 1, 2022
How Can I Tell if My Tooth is Cracked?

Tooth enamel is designed to withstand lots of wear and tear and force. It's a tough substance, but it's not unbreakable. Biting down on a hard object or getting hit in the mouth while playing a sport are just a few examples of things that can cause a tooth to crack or break. Although anyone […]

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January 31, 2022
What Is Endodontic Treatment?

A regular dentist may have a lot of procedures and treatments to offer, but sometimes the concern warrants endodontic treatment from a skilled specialist known as an endodontist. These professionals handle complex dental procedures that involve the inner tissues of the tooth, generally referred to as the pulp or nerve. Endodontists are highly trained to […]

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January 27, 2022
How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost In Hudson, NH?

Dental anxiety plagues many people, even causing them to avoid the dentist until their oral health demands a visit. Thankfully, there are many sedation options available that allow patients to remain calm, relaxed, and free of fear while the dentists do what they do best. If you think you would benefit from sedation dentistry, you […]

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January 25, 2022
What To Eat After Root Canal Treatment

Getting rid of decay is one of the first major steps in restoring your oral health. And, root canal treatment - an intricate procedure that involves accessing tiny root canals found deep within the tooth - is one that will help clean out decay and infection, ultimately saving your tooth. When it is concluded, the […]

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September 19, 2021
What Is An Endodontist?

Endodontists are specialists that focus on procedures involving the inside of the tooth. While general dentists can handle all sorts of dental needs, some treatments require additional training and a more skilled technique. Endodontists succeed at helping you maintain a high level of oral care. Here’s why. Endodontists: What They Do Root canals are procedures […]

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September 16, 2021
How Does A Dentist Fix A Cracked Tooth?

A tooth can crack when you least expect it. Sometimes you know it happens because you can feel it or see it. Maybe you just bit down on something hard - like a popcorn kernel - and heard the crack. Maybe you can even look in the mirror and see the visible line. Other times, […]

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September 6, 2021
What Is an Apicoectomy?

Most of the time, a root canal treatment can cure any decay and infection in a tooth and save the tooth. Unfortunately, sometimes things don’t always go as planned and the same tooth can begin to give you problems again. The infection may not have fully healed or infected debris may still be in the […]

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September 6, 2021
When is Root Canal Treatment Required?

The phrase root canal is one that makes patients cringe. No one wants to hear their dentist tell them they need this procedure. But, while it may sound scary, the truth is that it is becoming nearly as common as a filing for a cavity. Root canal treatment can help to save your tooth - […]

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