Archive for August, 2016
Help! I’ve Cracked My Tooth!
So you’ve cracked your tooth—We know this can be stressful. But don’t worry, Bluegrass Endodontics, PLLC is here to help. Our main goal is to save your tooth, but the treatment plan and outcome all depend on the type, extent, and location of the damage. Before any more damage can be done, seek treatment as […]
Filling Your Roots with Roots!
What is Gutta-percha? In endodontics, when you have a root canal treatment, your tooth is filled with a substance called Gutta-percha (“gutta-per-cha”). Its first uses in dentistry were in the late 1800s as a temporary restorative material, until it was used to permanently fill root canals. It is used to “obturate” or fill the empty […]