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Let us perform your root canal therapy, endodontic re-treatment, surgery, cracked tooth or trauma treatment.

Endodontics involves treating problems with the tissue inside of a tooth. Endodontic treatment can save a tooth when the tooth root has suffered extensive decay or trauma from disease or physical damage. If you experience prolonged dental sensitivity to heat or cold, tooth tenderness to touch, or oral swelling, you may be in need of endodontic treatment.

Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp experiences inflammation or infection from trauma or decay. Most patients describe the procedure as essentially painless, and are willing to repeat the procedure in the future. They are a common and potentially better alternative to extracting a tooth. The therapy involves a careful cleansing of the tooth and a shaping of the inside of a canal. Optimally, restorative work that takes place after the procedure fully restores the function of the tooth.

While most Americans would rather have a root canal treatment performed than a tooth extraction, natural teeth can offer better functionality for chewing particular types of foods involved in a healthy diet. More than 14 million root canal procedures are performed annually in the United States alone, and are considered successfully approximately 95% of the time. It is typically less time consuming and expensive than an extraction and bridge replacement or implant.