Why can’t you just fill it?
Q. Why can’t you just fill it? A. This is one of the most common questions I get. Often, when I inform a patient that a tooth needs a crown, onlay, or root canal, the next question is usually, “Why can’t you just fill it?”. It’s an understandable question. Technological advancements have allowed restorative materials… Continue reading
Why do I need a post and a crown after a root canal?
Q. Why do I need a post and crown after a root canal? A. When a tooth has a root canal, an access hole is made in the top of the tooth and the pulp of the tooth is removed – including any infection or inflamed pulpal tissue. In addition to removing the nerve, this also… Continue reading