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October 14, 2019
Root Canal Myths: What You Should Know

A root canal is a straightforward and simple procedure that can save a badly damaged or decayed tooth. We will thoroughly numb the tooth and the surrounding tissues, and then create a small opening to the root chamber. Next, we will carefully remove all damaged tissue and infection, and seal the canals with a biocompatible […]

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October 11, 2019
Root Canals and High Blood Pressure: What You Should Know

Having your blood pressure checked is a routine part of any physical or visit to the doctor. In recent years, many dentists have also begun using this test to determine the safety and viability of treating patients as well. Whether your visit is for a routine cleaning or a more lengthy dental procedure such as […]

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October 7, 2019
What Exactly Is a Root Canal?

If you have been told you need a root canal, you probably have a lot of questions and more than a little fear. Myths and legends about this common procedure persist, despite the fact that modern dentistry has rendered root canals virtually pain-free. Knowledge is power, and understanding exactly what to expect can help ease […]

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October 2, 2019
Retirement of Dr. Peter A. Morgan

After 44 years at North Shore & Brookline Endodontics, Dr. Peter A. Morgan retired from the practice of endodontics at the end of August, 2019.  His presence at our practice will be missed, but his principles of quality patient care and collaborative referral relationships will continue as hallmarks of our practice. Dr. Morgan began his […]

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September 20, 2019
The Root Canal Process: Endodontics 101

Endodontics is a dental specialty focused on the pulpal tissue within teeth. Endodontic procedures can oftentimes save a tooth with extensive decay from requiring an extraction.  The most common endodontic procedure is a root canal. However, saving some teeth may require additional procedures. Here is what you should know. Root Canal Although root canals can […]

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August 21, 2019
Introducing Two New Endodontists, Dr. Pastore & Dr. Roque

The doctors and staff of North Shore & Brookline Endodontics (NSBENDO) are pleased to announce the addition of two new endodontists to our team.  You can access their bio pages by clicking the following links: Dr. James V. Pastore and Dr. Miguel A. Roque. At NSBENDO, we recognize and appreciate that the growth of our […]

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August 6, 2019
Boston Magazine’s Top Dentist 2019 for Endodontics

We are proud to announce that Drs. Peter Morgan, Yuri Shamritsky, Fiza Singh and Andrea Chung Shah have all been named Boston Magazine's Top Dentists 2019 for Endodontics! Check them out online at Boston Magazine: Share this entry:

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March 14, 2019
Choosing a Root Canal Specialist

An endodontist has additional specialized training in treating disease of the dental pulp, and is an expert in root canal treatment.  Here are some things to consider when choosing a root canal specialist. Recommendations If you have a good relationship with your dentist, strongly consider using the endodontist that he or she recommends. Like general […]

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March 14, 2019
3 Myths About Root Canals

Root canal treatment is the best way to save a tooth that is severely damaged or decayed. In this straightforward and common procedure, we will thoroughly numb the tooth and then create a small opening from the crown down to the root chamber to access the canals. We will carefully clean out all infection and […]

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December 17, 2018
Root Canal vs Extraction: What To Consider

Root canal or extraction—many people hope never to be presented with this choice, but it is actually an incredibly common situation. Both treatments are solutions for teeth with extensive damage or decay. If your dentist has given you these options, it is important to understand exactly what is involved with each choice. Root Canal: Saving […]

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