January 3, 2017

Endodontics

endodontics patients

Endodontics

This area of dentistry is commonly referred to as Root Canal Therapy. Endodontics treats diseases of the root apices and nerve of the tooth called the pulp chamber, pulp, or root canal of the tooth.

Treatment becomes necessary in cases when the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed on infected. Individuals with teeth decay or have suffered a blow to the teeth that results in significant damage may require this root canal therapy to remove the damaged pulp.

How to know if you need Endodontics Treatment

Only a qualified dentist who has received training in endodontics can determine whether or not you should pursue this form of treatment. However, we'd still like to provide you with some signs that may suggest that you may need an examination.

  • Pain
  • Prolonged sensitivity to heat or cold
  • Discoloration of the tooth
  • Swelling and tenderness in the gums

We'd love to see you in our office!

Request an appointment by completing and submitting the form below. We will be happy to follow up with you to confirm your availability for our next open appointment.