$100 New Patient Gift

Whether you need a teeth cleaning, veneers, or have a dental emergency this coupon is our gift to you.

Print the Coupon

Call Us Today (770) 800-1156 ¡Se habla español!

Root Canals - A Procedure of the past?

Root Canals - A Procedure of the past?

It looks like root canals could be a procedure of the past as science and researchers are studying ways to regenerate a tooth’s pulp after trauma, bacteria, or infection have destroyed it.

Research has become sophisticated enough to grow tissue using stem cells.  Scientists from Korea and Japan have grown the inner most tissue of the tooth called the pulp using regenerative medicine to avoid performing a root canal.

Although still in the early stages, eliminating root canals is exciting new technology for making a tooth whole and healthy. “The whole concept of going for pulp regeneration is that you will try and retain a vital tooth, a tooth that is alive,” says Tony Smith Professor in oral biology at the University of Birmingham in the U.K.  “That means the tooth’s natural defense mechanisms will still be there.  I think we are really just at the opening stages of what is going to be a very exciting time because we’re moving away from traditional root canal treatments.”

There are scientists focusing on regenerating only the pulp while others grow the whole tooth.  More focus on growing a pulp by stimulation or controlling inflammation from infection.  Generating a new tooth has the particular challenge of successfully growing tissues for attachment to the existing structures.

The University of Utah’s School of Dental Medicine, Baylor and Rice University are focused on research towards regrowing pulp.  It has already been demonstrated using hydrogel, a small protein gelatin-like substance injected into the tooth for pulp cells, nerves and blood vessels to grow, and calm inflammation.

The future holds an exciting future for the oral health and the mouth.  Could root canals really be a thing of the past in the near future when a dental emergency or a toothache occurs?  Only time will tell.

Local Reviews
for Marietta, GA

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 186 customer reviews
Mobile Tools for Contractors and Service Professionals Powered by Nearby Now

Map of Marietta, GA

The best place to trust your mouth




The only place to go for trusted/great service & doctor 👍👍👍


Map of Marietta, GA

Awesome visit!




This is an amazing place!


Map of Marietta, GA

Great! :)





Map of Marietta, GA

Patient





Map of Marietta, GA

Great Service





Map of Marietta, GA

Excellent





Map of Marietta, GA

This is the only dentist's office I actually like going to - relaxed, upbeat, great staff and atmosphere





Map of Marietta, GA

Friendly, receptionist. Christine does great cleanings.




Prices too high for persons with no insurance. $160 just for cleaning. If couple comes every 6 mon. And need X-rays or any work done, the bill is Wow


Map of Marietta, GA

Great service and care





Map of Marietta, GA

Great See ice




Very nice and professional


Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for dental treatment

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30062
Julie S.

Julie S.

Patient was seen for a filling.

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Julie S.

Julie S.

Patient was seen for a crown.

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Julie S.

Julie S.

Patient was seen for a cleaning.

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30008
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30062
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for dental treatment

Near Marietta, GA 30068
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30008
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Julie S.

Julie S.

Patient was seen for a cleaning.

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Julie S.

Julie S.

Patient was seen for a crown.

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for dental treatment

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for dental treatment

Near Marietta, GA 30064
Chi T.

Chi T.

Patient came in for a dental cleaning and exam

Near Marietta, GA 30064