Overland, MO

Root Canal Treatment/Endodontic Therapy, Overland, MO

Plaza Dental Center provides comfortable root canal therapy in Overland

The term “root canal” is scary to many, but is a routine procedure that can effectively save a damaged tooth if implemented correctly. If you have a severely cracked, injured, or decay-ridden tooth that is inflamed, you more than likely will need to have a root canal performed. Root canals typically take one to two in-office sessions, but post-procedure, with excellent hygiene, many people don’t require additional root canal therapy.

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

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Do I Need a Root Canal? | Overland Endodontics

Toothaches can be caused by many things and don’t always indicate that you need to get root canal treatment. But, some signs that can indicate that you need a root canal are:

  • Sudden, extreme sensitivity to hot or cold
  • An ongoing toothache 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, similar to a pimple, on the gum line, near the affected area
  • Extreme gum tenderness or swelling

Root Canal Therapy, Overland

Root canal therapy is straight-forward and similar to getting a tooth filling. During your visit, the dentist will numb you with an anesthetic to make sure that you’re comfortable during the procedure. Then, using special tools, the dentist will open up the top of the injured tooth, take out all of the damaged 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, Overland, MO

If you are experiencing severe tooth sensitivity, or sudden, shooting tooth pain, you might need endodontic therapy. Our professional, welcoming team is committed to making your endodontic therapy in Overland as comfortable as possible and is available to answer any questions or concerns that you might have about the procedure. Let the [Plaza Dental team relieve 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: