A New Age in Endodontics

In January of this year the editor of the Journal of Endodontics, Dr. Ken Hargraves, announced the addition of a new category in the journal. Citing that 50% of the top 20 referenced articles in the last 5 years all came from the same topic, Dr. Hargreaves declared that Regenerative Endodontics will have its own …

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On April 25, 2016, posted in: News for Doctors by

The Benefits of Isolation

An often overlooked area of root canal treatment is proper isolation and the myriad of benefits that come from it.  While it is true that a good rubber dam will prevent contamination of your working field and prevent irrigants from disturbing your patient, additional benefits include assistance in locating canals, preventing iatrogenic misadventures, and allowing …

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On February 22, 2016, posted in: News for Doctors by

Biocompatible Though Unretrievable

I have received a few calls and emails recently asking about sealers, particularly the “new” EndoSequence® BC Sealer. It has been marketed as “a revolutionary premixed bioceramic sealer which chemically bonds to both dentin and our bioceramic points.” So should you use it? Will it make your endodontic therapy better? And is it …

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On June 3, 2015, posted in: News for Doctors by