Root Canal Treatment

Endodontics, also known as a root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that becomes infected and would otherwise have to be removed.  Root canal treatment takes several appointments, depending on how complex the tooth is and how long the infection takes to clear. 

Root canal treatment has a high success rate, and this rate is often improved by placing a protective crown on the tooth after endodontic treatment has been completed.  This will ensure the integrity of the root canal treatment as well as the remaining tooth structure.

root canal diagram