Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is a dental procedure aimed at saving a tooth that might otherwise require extraction. Please visit the following link for more information about root canal therapy: American Association of Endodontists.
To provide you with a better understanding of endodontic therapy, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to root canals are discussed.
Follow Up with your Dentist
When your root canal therapy has been completed, a report and a copy of your radiographs will be sent to your dentist. You should contact his or her office within 1-4 weeks following the completion of your root canal. Your tooth may be more prone to fracture following endodontic treatment. You should chew on the other side of your mouth until your dentist has placed a protective restoration. Your dentist will decide on the type of restoration necessary to protect your tooth. Prompt completion of the restoration is important to promote the long term success of your treatment.