Position on Delta Dental

Position on new Delta Dental DMIC: We wish to inform dentists with whom we have a referral relationship that we have chosen to not participate in the new for profit Delta Dental, DMIC (DSM Massachusetts Insurance Company, Inc).  We have made this decision independently and with no collaboration with any other parties. The purpose of this email is to clearly state how …

Dr. Peter A. Morgan: New President for The Foundation for Endodontics

The Foundation for Endodontics has a new president! Peter A. MOrgan, DMD, MScd, Brings a unique combination of passion and energy to the Foundation’s Executive Committee. He is driven by the Foundation’s strong history and invigorated for its future. Take this opportunity to learn a little more about Dr. Morgan’s passion for the Foundation and his personal background! Learn More

Myths About Root Canals That You Need to Know

When it comes to root canals, there are a lot of myths about the procedure. Endodontists are trained in root canal therapy and know exactly what is fact and what is fiction. Here are a few myths about root canals that you need to know about before making a decision regarding your oral health. 1. Root canals are painful False. …

How Endodontists Save Cracked Teeth Too

When you think of an endodontist, you might just think about root canals. While endodontists are specialists in root canal therapy, they can also help treat cracked or chipped teeth. Our teeth are meant to last a lifetime, however, over time day-to-day activities such as eating and drinking wear away our enamel. This can lead to cracks or chips in …

A Quick Guide to the Basic Root Canal

Most people have heard of root canals. What they haven’t heard of, however, is what root canals involve. An average person likely knows very little about the procedure, and we want to change that. At North Shore and Brookline Endodontic Associates we want our patients to be well informed about the procedure while also being aware that it is a …

The State of Saving Teeth

In the summer of 2014 the American Association of Endodontists collaborated with the American College of Prosthodontists and the American Academy of Periodontology to discuss the importance of saving our natural teeth. At the two-day event, clinicians from every specialty spoke regarding the benefits of preserving our natural teeth and the repercussions if we don’t. They delved into the importance …

Root Canal: Pain Is a Thing of the Past

  “When you think of a root canal, the first thoughts that come to your mind are probably not so pleasant. But it’s time to change that association. Modern day root canal procedures are honestly much worse to think about than they are to actually undergo. The idea that root canals are painful and the worst of all dental work …

Debunking the Root Canal Myth

As Root Canal Specialists, we have always had the challenge of dealing with a major misconception  — that Root Canal Treatment is a painful procedure.  Over the years, we are thankful to see this myth debunked thanks to advances in Endodontics. Increasingly, people are becoming aware that the root canal procedure itself is not painful, and it results in relief …

Dr. Shah Interviewed for Spring 2014 AAE Focus Newsletter

In its most recent edition, AAE’s Focus newsletter interviewed Dr. Shah about Journal of Endodontics’ publication of her research.  Dr. Shah describes the grant she got from the American Association of Endodontics Foundation helped fund her work. With the grant money she was able to buy the data sets and data processing capabilities that she needed. The insights Dr. Shah …