Endodontics or root canal is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals with the complex structures found inside the teeth. Endodontic treatment  is performed to save the natural tooth.

Signs and symptoms of needing a root canal include:

  • Inflammation and tenderness in the gums.
  • Teeth that are sensitive to hot and cold foods.
  • Tenderness when chewing and biting.
  • Tooth discoloration.
  • Unexplained pain in the nearby lymph nodes.

Root canal therapy usually takes between one and three visits to complete .At completion, the root canals will be filled with Gutta-percha and cement will be applied on top. Next, a permanent restoration or crown will placed.

If you have questions or concerns about endodontic procedures, please ask Dr. Vice.


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Christine Vice, DDS, MAGD
41 Lawrence Hill Rd Huntington, NY 11743
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