• Endodontic Surgery

    In some cases, your root canals are unusually narrow or blocked (sometimes by calcium deposits or other debris), making a repeated root canal procedure ineffective. In other cases, a root canal procedure may fail or an infection recurs after a long period of time. In these cases, endodontic surgery may

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  • Root canal

    What is root canal treatment?Underneath each tooth's outer enamel is an area of soft tissue called the pulp, which carries the tooth's nerves, veins, and arteries. Root canals are very small, thin passageways that branch off from the top pulp chamber through the root tip. A tooth can have up to four

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  • Alternatives

    Alternatives to root canal or endodontic surgery Often, the only alternative to a root canal or endodontic surgery is extraction. In some cases, a weakened tooth may be replaced with a bridge, implant, or partial denture to restore chewing function and prevent shifting of your adjacent teeth. The type,

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  • Treating Cracked Teeth

    Types and treatment of cracked teeth Here are the most common types of tooth cracks and how they are treated: Cracked toothA fully cracked tooth usually involves a crack extending from the chewing surface down to the root. Pulp damage is common in an untreated cracked tooth. Root canal therapy, followed

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  • Abscessed Tooth

    Treatment of an abscessed toothAn abscessed tooth is a pocket of pus, usually caused by some kind of infection and the spread of bacteria from the root of the tooth to the tissue just below or near the tooth. In general, a tooth that has become abscessed is one whose underlying pulp (the tooth's soft

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  • About pain

    Endodontic treatmentsWhether they are conventional root canal therapies or surgical procedures, both are designed to remove diseased tissue and restore teeth to a healthy state. Root canal treatment doesn't cause pain, it relieves it. In many cases, endodontic treatment relieves chronic pain from toothaches

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