Endodontics deals with the treatment of diseases with the dental pulp and other tissues in the pulp cavity. A common choice for root canal therapy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Popular Treatments for Endodontics

This is a popular but limited list of treatments for Endodontics. Some Endodontics locations may provide more or less treatment options than others.

Dental Implants

Implants can be placed by either a general or specialist dentist. The type of dentist that performs the implant is less important than the training and experience of the dentist.

Endodontic Surgery

Endodontic surgery covers a wide range of procedures with the most common being apicoectomy (root-end resection).

Root Canal Re-Treatment

A root canal re-treatment is when your tooth is reopened to remove the filling and materials from the first root canal treatment. The inside of the root will be cleaned, inspected for fractures and then filled and sealed.

Root Canals

A root canal is when the pulp and nerve in the root of the tooth is removed. The inside of the root will be cleaned and shaped and then filled and sealed.

More information, references and sources.

Here are some external links that may contain useful information about Endodontics.

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American Association of Endodontists Learn more about endodontists, the dental specialists who treat you comfortably and save your natural teeth.