When Root Canal “Myths” Aren’t Myths at All

Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

It’s kind of annoying when you run across an article that promises to debunk certain myths and find that it just perpetuates others. Case in point? A post on root canals that recently cropped up on Facebook, linking to the site of a company selling a new spin on an old procedure. So naturally, the […]


The Trouble with Root Canal Treatment

Posted on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

To learn more about the systemic risks of root canal therapy and what to do about existing root canal teeth in your mouth, see our guide.


Put Up the Piñata!: It’s Root Canal Awareness Week Yet Again

Posted on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Updated from the original Another year, another National Root Canal Awareness Week is underway, courtesy of the American Association of Endodontists (i.e., root canal specialists). “Millions of root canal treatments are performed successfully every year,” says one past AAE president, “saving natural teeth and helping patients keep their smiles.” More than 3/4 individuals they surveyed […]


New & Improved Root Canals? Yeah, Right

Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Even endodontists will tell you, if they’re being honest, that root canal disinfection isn’t always effective. They’ll tell you that about 25% of all root canals fail due to infection by pathogens left in the canal before it’s filled and sealed off. Actually, latent infection is far more common than that, but let’s give them […]


Dental Implants: Hype vs. Reality

Posted on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

You often hear implant dentists brag about implant success rates as high as 98% – despite the fact that such numbers just don’t jibe with reality. The reality is much more modest (and non-industry funded). And as we noted before, this is partly because implants are often placed into the diseased tissue. After all, tooth […]


No, This GIF of a Root Canal Probably Won’t Terrify You, But…

Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

It’s a truly clickbaity headline:   And as with so much clickbait, the promised image doesn’t fail to disappoint a little: Root canal procedure Seriously? That’s it? We were expecting at least something more along the lines of… (Warning: if you’re squeamish, you may want to just skip the clip below. It’s as graphic as […]


Root Canals, Implants & Their Implication in Disease

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

A presentation by late, great Dr. Hal Huggins for the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation: For more on this topic, check out our resource page “What You Need to Know About Root Canals and Dental Implants.” For more videos like this, browse our library of recommended videos.


Why Are Root Canal Teeth Toxic?

Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Thomas Levy explains… To learn more about the systemic risks of root canal therapy and what to do about existing root canal teeth in your mouth, see our guide. And for more videos on root canals and other oral barriers to optimal health, browse our newly updated video library.


Root Canals Are Nothing to “Celebrate”

Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Another year, another National Root Canal Awareness Week…and rather than rehash – because what’s there to say about this auspicious event that we’ve not said before? – we want to share with you what remains one of the best documentaries we’ve seen on the problems root canal treatment poses to human health: But there is […]



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