Dellwood, MO

Root Canal Treatment/Endodontic Therapy, Dellwood, MO

Plaza Dental Center provides comfortable root canal therapy in Dellwood

Root canals might seem scary, but are a routine procedure that can effectively save an injured tooth if implemented correctly. If you have a severely cracked, injured, or decay-ridden 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 further root canal therapy.

If you have a damaged or tender tooth, and want to find out if you’re a good candidate for root canal therapy in Dellwood, MO, call or contact our team at 314-361-1818 to schedule an appointment.

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Do I Need a Root Canal? | Dellwood Endodontics

Toothaches can be caused by many things and don’t always indicate that you need to get root canal treatment. But, there are certain symptoms that could point to you needing root canal treatment:

  • Sudden, extreme sensitivity to hot or cold
  • Prolonged tooth pain that is triggered long after hot or cold temperatures have been removed
  • A discolored, gray or brownish tooth, which indicates inflamed pulp/ruptured blood vessels
  • An acute bump, not unlike the appearance of a pimple, on the gum line, near the affected area
  • Extreme gum tenderness or swelling

Root Canal Therapy, Dellwood

The process of getting root canal therapy is straight-forward and similar to having a tooth filled. During your appointment, the dentist will give you anesthesia to keep you comfortable during the treatment. Then, utilizing special tools, the dentist will open up the top of the injured tooth, remove the infected soft tissue, and clean the area. After disinfecting the area, the tooth will be sealed to prevent further infection, and topped with a crown which protects the tooth below.

Endodontic Therapy, Dellwood, MO

If you are experiencing extreme tooth sensitivity, or sharp, shooting tooth pain, you might need endodontic therapy. Our friendly, qualified team is committed to ensuring that your procedure is as pain-free as possible and can answer any questions or concerns that you might have regarding the procedure or post-procedure care. Let the [Plaza Dental team alleviate your tooth pain and help you bring back 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: