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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. ...Read moreSee 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?
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?
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. ...Read more
Would an periodontist rather just pull an abscessed tooth rather than send me to an outside endodontist? Should I say I have an endodontist available?
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?
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. ?
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