Tag Archives: Root Canal Treatment

What Happens During a Consultation?

What happens at endodontic consultation

At your root canal treatment consultation, we collect a thorough medial history, take x-rays and perform some simple tests to ensure we have a good understanding of what treatment may or may not be required. We can then discuss various endodontic treatment options available to you and make sure you understand all your options. You […]

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Root Canal Re-treatment Explained

Occasionally, teeth which have undergone root canal treatment can become infected. This usually happens when there is further decay after the root canal treatment is completed, or sometimes when there was a problem with the initial treatment. Bacteria can pass from the decay past the root canal treatment and cause an infection in the bone […]

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Apicectomy Explained

An apicectomy is a procedure normally performed by a root canal specialist. It is designed to help keep a tooth that might otherwise require extraction. Often this procedure is performed when root canal treatment has already been carried out, but there is still some sign of infection associated with the tooth.   This procedure involves […]

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Root Canal Treatment Explained

Root canal treatment, also called endodontic treatment is a procedure performed in order to save a tooth that might otherwise need to be extracted. It is usually required when decay or a deep filling causes the nerve of the tooth to become inflamed and die.   The root canal treatment is usually completed over one […]

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