Three Things You May Not Know About Root Canal Treatments

Posted On Jan 26, 2015 @ 10:32 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

The term “root canal” is a part of our social lexicon, and not always with a positive meaning. But contrary to its negative reputation, a root canal treatment can make all the difference in your dental health.

Setting the Record Straight on Root Canal Treatments

Posted On Aug 16, 2014 @ 12:19 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

If there was an “Unsung Hero” award for dental procedures, the root canal treatment would win hands-down. Much aligned in popular culture, today’s root canal treatment is actually a valuable tool for saving teeth that would otherwise be lost. And contrary to popular belief, root canal treatments don’t cause pain — they relieve it.

Kelly Clarkson Gets to the Root of the Problem

Posted On Jul 30, 2014 @ 11:33 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Now that celebrities can communicate directly with their fans through social media, we’ve started to see dispatches from some surprising locations — the dental chair, for example! Take singer Kelly Clarkson, who was the first winner of American Idol, and perhaps one of the first to seek moral support via social media before having an emergency root canal procedure.

Top 5 Reasons Not to Delay Getting a Root Canal

Posted On Apr 23, 2014 @ 02:35 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

So you came in to the dental office for an exam, and now you’ve been told you need a root canal. But you’re wondering: Do I really have to do this? I’ve heard all sorts of things about the procedure. What if I wait a while — would that be so bad?