Education

Welcome to CAE Patient Education. You have probably been referred here by your dentist or endodontist because they have told you that you may need endodontic treatment, surgery, or retreatment. We have created the information pages below to help you understand the various endodontic procedures that are performed.


About Endodontic Treatment (read more)

What could cause my pulp to become infected?
What is involved in this procedure?
What is an endodontist?
Will I feel pain during or after the procedure?
Will my tooth need special care afterwards?
Are there alternatives to endodontic treatment?


About Endodontic Surgery (read more)

What is involved in this procedure?
What is an endodontist?
Will I feel pain during or after the procedure?
Will my tooth need special care afterwards?
Are there alternatives to endodontic surgery?


About Endodontic Retreatment (read more)

What is involved in this procedure?
What is an endodontist?
Will I feel pain during or after the procedure?
Will my tooth need special care afterwards?
Are there alternatives to endodontic retreatment?


CAE Standards of Practice (read more)

The Canadian Academy of Endodontics (CAE) has compiled a "Standards of Practice" document designed to assist the dental profession and the public by providing current information about endodontic therapy and expectations of treatment rendered. These documents are available online for download in both English and French.