Female dentist conducting a teledentistry session with a female patient.

Teledentistry for PDM Patients

What Does Teledentistry Look Like in the Time of COVID-19? The COVID-19 epidemic has changed the way we do healthcare dramatically, including dental services.  Penn Dental Medicine is rapidly expanding our telemedicine capacities to keep up with patients’ need for care while limiting person-to-person contact. While we are unable to accept new patients at this […]

Young woman patient with brown hair opens her mouth as dentist wearing blue gloves examines her teeth.

How Long Does a Root Canal Take?

Why Root Canal Therapy Isn’t What You Imagined One of the most deeply misunderstood dental procedures is the root canal.  Maybe part of the problem comes from the ominous-sounding name. After all, words like “crown,” “cap,” and “bridge” all have a more familiar ring to them. But did you know that the term “root canal” […]