Bel-Nor, MO

Root Canal Treatment/Endodontic Therapy, Bel-Nor, MO

Plaza Dental Center provides comfortable root canal therapy in Bel-Nor

The term “root canal” is scary to many, but is a standard procedure that can, in most cases, save an injured tooth if implemented correctly. If you have a painful, cracked, or decayed tooth that has become inflamed, you most likely need root canal treatment, also known as Endodontic therapy. Root canals generally take one to two appointments, but afterwards, with excellent hygiene, many people don’t need additional endodontic treatment.

If you have a broken or tender tooth, and would like to find out if you’re a good candidate for root canal therapy in Bel-Nor, MO, call or contact Plaza Dental at 314-361-1818 to schedule an appointment.

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Do I Need a Root Canal? | Bel-Nor Endodontics

Tooth pain can be caused by a variety of things and doesn’t necessarily mean that you need a root canal. But, there are certain symptoms that could point to you needing root canal treatment:

  • Extreme sensitivity to hot or cold food or drink
  • An ongoing toothache that is triggered long after hot or cold temperatures have been removed
  • A Dark tooth, which indicates inflamed pulp/ruptured blood vessels
  • A small bump, not unlike the appearance of a pimple, along the gums, near the affected area
  • Extreme gum tenderness or swelling

Root Canal Therapy, Bel-Nor

The process of getting root canal therapy is a standard procedure and similar to having a tooth filled. During your appointment, the dentist will numb you with an anesthetic to make sure that you’re comfortable during the procedure. Then, utilizing special tools, the dentist will cut open the top of the injured tooth, remove the infected soft tissue, and clean the area. After disinfecting the site, the tooth will be sealed to prevent further infection, and topped with a crown which protects the tooth below.

Endodontic Therapy, Bel-Nor, MO

If you have extreme tooth sensitivity, or sharp, shooting tooth pain, you might need endodontic therapy. Our friendly, qualified team is dedicated to making your endodontic therapy in Bel-Nor as comfortable as possible and is available to answer any questions or concerns that you might have regarding the procedure or post-procedure care. Let our team at Plaza Dental alleviate your tooth pain and restore your healthy, beautiful smile. Get in touch with our team by calling (314)-361-1818 or contacting Plaza Dental today to schedule an appointment.

Plaza Dental serves residents in the following parts of the Greater St. Louis Area: