Oral-systemic connection

Root Canal or Implant, What Should Do?

Dr. Cole Sommers
After every article that I have either written myself, or have read by other authors regarding the systemic risks of root canal-treated teeth, the same questions continue to surface: “So stop having root canals? What are we supposed to do?” “Are all root canal-treated teeth bad?” “I heard that implants are worse than root canals?” “If the root canal is done right it will be ok.” “I don’t want a partial denture and I don’t want to cut down good teeth to make a fixed bridge.” There is a lot of...

Using First Principles to Distill the Truth

Dr. Cole Sommers
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice. Arthur Schopenhauer How do we decide what is correct and what is false in medicine and dentistry? How do we decide who or what to believe when it comes to health care? With so many opposing points of view on the same health topic how do we know which one to believe? If you are...
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