Velda Village, MO

Root Canal Treatment/Endodontic Therapy, Velda Village, MO

Plaza Dental Center provides comfortable root canal therapy in Velda Village

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 typically take one to two in-office sessions, but afterwards, with excellent hygiene, most patients don’t need additional endodontic treatment.

If you have a damaged or painful tooth, and want to find out if you’re a good candidate for root canal therapy in Velda Village, MO, call or contact Plaza Dental at 314-361-1818 to schedule an appointment.

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Do I Need a Root Canal? | Velda Village Endodontics

Tooth pain can be caused by a variety of things and doesn’t necessarily mean that you need a root canal. But, some signs 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 Dark 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, Velda Village

Root canal therapy is a standard procedure and similar to getting a tooth filling. During your visit, the dentist will give you anesthesia to make sure that you’re comfortable during the procedure. Then, using special tools, the dentist will cut open the top of the injured tooth, remove the damaged soft tissue, and disinfect the area. After disinfecting the site, the tooth will be sealed to prevent future infection, and topped with a crown which protects the tooth below.

Endodontic Therapy, Velda Village, MO

If you are experiencing extreme tooth sensitivity, or sudden, shooting tooth pain, you could need a root canal. 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 about the procedure. Let our team at Plaza Dental 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 make an appointment.

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