Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerning dental pulp and tissues surrounding the roots of a tooth. “Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odont” is Greek for “tooth.” Endodontic treatment, or root canal treatment, treats the soft pulp tissue inside the tooth. An endodontist is a dentist who specializes in saving teeth.
By saving your tooth, an endodontist can help you keep your natural smile, so you can continue to eat your favorite foods and maintain your overall health. Nothing looks, feels or functions like your natural tooth!
If you have severe dental pain or discomfort when eating cold or hot food …
- We know that no one likes to hear that they should have a root canal treatment, but you should also know that this procedure can relieve pain and prevent the loss of your tooth.
- An infection of a tooth is usually caused by decay, producing irreparable damage, our specialist will remove the infected pulp, clean the canal, perform the endodontics with high standards of asepsis and protocol to prevent future infections and seal the tooth.
- This treatment is highly successful and generally long-lasting.
- All acute pains are eliminated and treatment depending on complexity is completed in 2-3 appointments.