How long is the procedure?

Depending on which tooth is to be managed, number of visits required and the condition of your tooth, treatment appointments range between 45minutes to 90 minutes. On rare occasions, your treatment may be longer. Your endodontist will advise you of the expected...

Does the procedure hurt?

All endodontic procedures are performed under local anesthetic allowing for profound numbness so you will not feel any pain during the procedure.

How do I know if I need to have a root canal treatment?

A mired of causes can cause inflammation, infection and subsequent necrosis (death) of the dental pulp. This is usually accompanied with pain, a radiographic sign of presence of an infected dead pulp in your tooth, abscess or a swelling of the side of your face or...

What does an Endodontist do?

Endodontists are dentists with advanced specialty education and special training in diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the dental pulp and surrounding tissues. This includes managing difficult cases, such as teeth with narrow or blocked canals, or unusual...

What is endodontics?

Endodontics (from the Greek endo “inside”; and odons “tooth”)   en·do·don·tics (nd-dntks) n. (used with a sing. verb) The branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue.   endo·dontic adj....