If you have a pain in your tooth when you eat something that is hot or cold, or when pressure is placed upon it, you will want to make an appointment to visit our expert endodontist at Apex Endodontics. When you have this type of tooth pain, you usually have a tooth that has damaged or infected pulp in its center. If this is the case, the only way the tooth can be saved is with Cresskill endodontics treatment in the form of root canal therapy.
An endodontist specializes in saving teeth. Our expert endodontist, Dr. Ro, specializes in providing patients with root canal therapy and other Cresskill endodontic treatments. If a tooth needs root canal therapy but does not receive it, the condition of the tooth will only worsen and the tooth will eventually fall out on its own, or need to be extracted. Today, patients are able to have a root canal treatment at our office while they remain in perfect comfort due to our use of state-of-the-art dental equipment and techniques, and modern dental anesthesia. The good news is that root canal treatments are effective in saving teeth in over 90% of cases. During the root canal procedure, all infected and damaged pulp is removed from the center of the tooth. The entire tooth and root canal system are then thoroughly cleaned and sealed to prevent reinfection. Most likely, you will need to get a porcelain crown to protect the tooth, at a slightly later time. The good news is that when you have a root canal treatment, and your tooth is saved, there is no reason why the tooth will not be able to last as long as any other tooth in your mouth. It will be more important than ever to practice excellent oral hygiene, and have periodic professional dental cleanings.
Should you be experiencing tooth pain, simply contact our Cresskill endodontics office for an appointment to be seen by our top-notch and highly skilled endodontist.