Also known as a root canal, it’s a process that involves saving an infected tooth by clearing the infection and preventing further damage.
If you have an infected tooth then you may need a root canal. The tooth may get infected due to several reasons including
These problems may cause bacteria to enter the pulp and lead to an infection. Some of the signs include:
If you have one or more of these signs then waste no time and get in touch with us today. Delaying treatment may lead to the formation of a dental abscess, which may cause severe complication. Plus, the infection may also spread to other teeth, eventually requiring tooth extraction. Call us to schedule an appointment.
Endodontic therapy is performed by an endodontist in two to three sittings. We use local anesthesia to numb the area so that you feel no pain. Dental x-rays may also be taken to identify the infected tooth.
In the first sitting, we’ll remove the infection by cleaning the tooth and seal it to prevent bacteria from infecting it.
Next, we’ll fill the tooth with composite. In some cases, we may also recommend a dental crown for better protection.
We have completed virtually countless endodontic procedures. Dr. Jivnani is here to make you comfortable through the process. Call us for a consultation and to learn more.
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“Dr. Jivnani is a perfectionist and I wouldn’t want to see anyone else now. His impeccable and precise hand, attention to detail and his insistence on making patients completely happy with his work are all rare standards in dental these days. Now that I’ve gotten used to this level of care, I can confidently say, now I know what standard the rest should have. Obviously I recommend Dr. Jivnani to all of my friends and family.” – DC, Plano, TX
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