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What Is Endodontist Vs Periodontist
Endo vs Perio: A endodontist is a dentist who specializes in the treatment of the nerve of teeth. He can surgically or through conventional root canal treatment save teeth from being lost. A periodontist is a dentist specialized in the treatment of the supporting tissues of the teeth, such as the gums, jaw bone and periodontal ligament. Both fields in dentistry are essential in saving teeth.See 2 more doctor answers
Endodontists are experts in treating diseases of the pulp and peri-apical tissues. They now do root canals under a microscope if they have remained current. Their procedures are mostly pain free with very positive results. They are proficient in treating difficult cases and know root anatomy better than anyone. They are also experts ...Read more
Should I show courtesy by calling my periodontist who says "extractions" before I contact an endodontist without his knowledge on my own?
Do endodontists usually treat a periodontal issue like a deep sulcus and no need for a root canal? Or, would they refer out to a periodontist?
See periodontist: Endodontists are dentists who have at least 2-3 years of advanced training in root canals. For periodontal issues see periodontist.See 2 more doctor answers
I think I have an infection at site of #14's apicoectomy. Would I choose my periodontist to pull or the endodontist who did apico?
Depends: It depends of either specialist performs extractions. They may send you to an oral surgeon or your general dentist.See 1 more doctor answer
Dentist: See a general dentist first, he is the captain of your team & he can make the diagnosis (understand your problem) & give you all the treatment recommendations &/ or referrals if necessary.See 2 more doctor answers
Today, Sunday, I can now see a fistula pus tract at #14 post apicoectomy 2 months ago. Does my periodontist extract or the endodontist?
Depends: It depends of either specialist performs extractions. They may send you to an oral surgeon or your general dentist.
Multiple periodontists do not know what is causing my gum recession. I'm 35, and I've had bone loss. Should I see a prosthodontist or an endodontist?
Prosthodontist: And have a complete medical workup with your physician to rule out any underlying conditions. Taking a team approach is the best way to tackle this problem.See 3 more doctor answers
Can I see an endodontist for a consult (vs. Periodontist) if a fistula is a result of tooth decay at/ inside the margin of a permanent crown?
See an Endodontist: Diagnosis can be challenging. Endodontists are trained to differentiate and treat complicate cases.See 3 more doctor answers
My culture shows growth of haemophilus parainfluenzae. My gum keeps having recurrent abscess, PUS drain. 1/ Periodontist and Endodontist think it is because there must be crack on my post crow tooth #7. 2/ I think it is I cut into my gum in 2015.?
What kind of dentist should I come to be diagnosed? (endodontist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or periodontist) I've got root canals for my front teeth two years ago. Since last year, every time I bite food with my front teeth, a shooting pain happens
General dentist: I would begin with your general dentist to have an examination. If they feel it is necessary they will refer you to a specialist..See 5 more doctor answers
-: Orthodontists correct malpositioned teeth. Endodontists treat infections and issues that arise within a tooth and periodontists treat infections and issues related to the supporting structure of our teeth.See 6 more doctor answers
They all specialIze: Orthodontists have extra training in moving teeth and jaws. Endodontists have extra training in root canals. Periodontists have extra training in diseases of the gums.See 5 more doctor answers
Please help! What is the difference between a orthodontics, endodontics and periodontics dentist?
When needed.: Usually there is pain and/or swelling that signals to a person that their tooth requires root canal treatment. Some teeth give little indication that there's a problem within their dental pulp or area around the roots. These cases are often discovered, unexpectedly, during a routine dental examination.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: An endodontist or general dentist can perform diagnostic tests to determine if you need a root canal. Sometimes it can be very difficult to determine which tooth is causing pain, or in some cases if it is from a tooth at all. An endodontist or general dentist will be able to help you figure this out.See 5 more doctor answers
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