Our Services

Endodontic Procedures

Dr. Harkrider’s endodontic training emphasizes root canal treatments and the diagnosis of diseases and conditions that warrant them.

Cone Beam Technology

What is a dental cone beam CT? Dental cone beam CT is a type of x-ray machine that is used to create a three-dimensional image of the area it is used to image. In addition to showing the bone, you can also see soft tissue, nerve paths, and dental structures. This...

Cracked Teeth

A cracked tooth is not only painful but also opens you up to the possibility of infection. Cracked teeth can happen by chewing on hard foods like ice and hard candy. Though this isn’t always the case, many people who end up with cracked teeth have already weakened...

Endodontic Surgery (Apicoectomy)

What is an apicoectomy? An apicoectomy is an endodontic surgery performed to heal any infection that occurs or won’t heal after a root canal is performed. Teeth are held in place by roots. Depending on whether a tooth is a front tooth or molar or premolar a tooth will...

Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is an endodontic procedure used to clear infected pulp away from the pulp chambers and canals of a diseased tooth. Infections occur when bacteria are allowed to enter the pulp – often due to untreated decay or a crack in the tooth. During a root...

Root Canal Re-Treatment

Root canal retreatment is a procedure used to clean the canals of a tooth that have already been subject to a root canal. Although most root canals are successful the first time, there are many reasons why a retreatment may be necessary. For example, some patients may...

Emergency Treatment

Dental emergencies happen all the time, but some require treatment from an endodontic specialist. Endodontists frequently treat patients who are experiencing sudden and severe pain due to damaged or diseased teeth.

Traumatic Teeth Injuries

Your teeth play an important part in your life. After all, without them, you couldn’t speak or eat. This is why it is absolutely crucial that any traumatic teeth injuries be treated as soon as possible.   Typically the result of playing sports or an accident, Dr....

Emergency Treatment

Dental emergencies happen all the time, but some require treatment from an endodontic specialist. Endodontists frequently treat patients who are experiencing sudden and severe pain due to damaged or diseased teeth. Some of the most common endodontic emergencies...