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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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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 »
Calcium Hydroxide as Intercanal Medicament by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ca(OH)2 pastes are used in endodontics as a temporary canal filling material for multiple purposes including1. Stimulate continue root development 2. Control exudate/disinf ... Read on »
Herodontics? - Revisited by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In Aug 2009, an American Academy of Implant Dentistry press release stated, "...times have changed and patients should forego prolonged dental heroics to save failing teeth ... Read on »
Retreatment & MTA Save a Perforated Tooth by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The following case was submitted by Dr. Rico D. Short of Smyrna, GA. Original endodontic treatment was done 15 years ago. The crowns on 8 & 9 were replaced 2 years earl ... Read on »
Endodontic Retreatment & MTA Preserve the Tooth by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Here's a tooth that had endodontic treatment over 10 years ago. While the clinician had difficulty finding all the canals, the tooth has been functional for quite some time. ... Read on »
Dens in Dente by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Dens in Dente literally means "a tooth within a tooth". It is a developmental anomaly caused by an epithelial invagination during the development of the tooth. Enamel is la ... Read on »
Apexification with Calcium Hydroxide & MTA Fill by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This 15 year old patient has a history of trauma to #8. Trauma occurred at an age before apical closure occurred. Tooth was diagnosed with necrotic pulp and symptomatic a ... Read on »
Removing a Broken Endodontic File by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Anyone performing endodontics occasionally has a separated instrument. This case was referred for removal of a separated instrument. The file is in the MB#2 canal. ... Read on »
Lichen Planus - A Review by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Lichen planus is a fairly common condition that affects the oral mucosa. This idiopathic condition is believed to be an immunologically mediated. The name likely comes fr ... Read on »
Saving the Natural Tooth with Intentional Replantation by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Intentional replantation is the intentional removal (extraction) and replantation of a tooth. This technique can be useful for teeth that cannot be treated with traditional ... Read on »