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Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry

Specialty: Dental health
Mesa, Arizona
Dr. Jason J. Hales joined Superstition Springs Endodontics in June 2002. He was raised in Indiana and later moved to Utah where he finished high school and went on to college. Dr. Hales and his wife, Shondelle, were married in 1993. Shondelle is a native of Mesa, Arizona. They have a eight year... Full Bio
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CBCT as a Tool in Endodontic Diagnosis by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is a valuable tool in endodontic diagnosis. The following case illustrates how CBCT provides added diagnostic information not available ... Read on »
CBCT to Evaluate Internal Root Resorption by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health CBCT can be used to evaluate the extent of root resorption. Before this technology, we would have to excavate a resorptive defect to evaluated the extent and restorability. ... Read on »
CBCT to Diagnose Sinusitis of Dental Origin by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The CBCT can be used to make a diagnosis of sinusitis of dental origin. Read on »
Successful Perforation Repair using MTA by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This patient presented for treatment of #30 in March 2009. Prior RCT had been done and a large furcal lesion as well as periapical lesion were noted. Retreatment was reco ... Read on »
Superstition Springs Endodontics goes 3D by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Superstition Springs Endodontics is excited to introduce cone beam technology (CBCT) into their practice of endodontics. The decision to incorporate this technology ha ... Read on »
An inexpensive solution for transillumination by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health At the most recent Inner Space Seminar, we discussed all different kinds of cracks in teeth. We reviewed how to detect them, classify them, treat them, & prevent them. An e ... Read on »
Managing a Cracked Tooth by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Dealing with cracked teeth can be very challenging. In the first place, there is a lot of confusion about what we are calling a cracked tooth. Craze lines, fractured cusp ... Read on »
Would you implant or do RCT? - UPDATED by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I work with some great oral surgeons & periodontists. I was recently asked to evaluate tooth #31 by my periodontist colleague. This patient had been referred to him for extr ... Read on »
Clinical Clues for Identifying Cracked/Fracture Roots by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Accurate diagnosis of a cracked/fractured root is a difficult task. It is important to get it right, because the treatment for a cracked root is usually extraction. I expl ... Read on »
Upgrading your Root Canal by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This root canal was originally done in 1965. A periapical lesion has developed. While the root canal filling is weak and the apical seal obviously an issue, the tooth ... Read on »
Pulpal Regeneration - More Case Reports by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health For more information on pulpal regeneration, click here . Read on »
Uses of Cone Beam in Endodontics by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health At a recent Inner Space Seminar, Dr. Dale A. Miles reviewed the principles of cone beam imaging and introduced a wide variety of applications for CBCT in dentistry. The fol ... Read on »
Malpractice Claims in Endodontics by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A recent study by Givol, Rosen, Taicher & Tsesis , published in the Journal of Endodontics, points out some interesting facts about malpractice claims in endodontics. End ... Read on »
Why All the "Buzz"? Cone Beam Imaging by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Dr. Dale A. Miles DDS, MS, a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology will be presenting the upcoming Inner Space Seminar entitled, "Why All the " ... Read on »
Regenerative Endodontics - Another Case Report by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Regenerative endodontics is the application of tissue engineering concepts into the treatment of the pulp-dentin complex. We all know that the pulp has regenerative/hea ... Read on »
Regenerative Endodontics - New Frontiers in Endodontics by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Regenerative endodontics is an exciting new concept that seeks to apply the advances in tissue engineering to the regeneration of the pulp-dentin complex. Multiple case repo ... Read on »
Indications for Intentional Replantation by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Intentional replantation is the intentional removal of a tooth and replantion into the socket following endodontic manipulation. Success with this treatment is dependent ... Read on »
Spring into Dentistry Seminar - One Week Away by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The Annual Spring into Dentistry Seminar is just one week away. There is still a few spots available. Please call 480 807 8022 or email: info@superendo.com to register. ... Read on »
Is That a Root Fracture? by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Large J-shaped lesions are often associated with vertical root fractures. This tooth was asymptomatic to percussion, non responsive to thermal testing and surprisingly nor ... Read on »
Root Canal Treatment Saves a Perforated Tooth by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This root canal was started in July '09. After having difficulty finding the canals, the tooth was referred to our office. Upon opening the tooth, we found a supraboney ... Read on »