A root canal is a treatment needed to restore a tooth that is badly deteriorated or becomes infected so that it can be saved. During a root canal procedure, the pulp and the nerve are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed.
Root Canal Re-Treatment
With proper care, even teeth that have had root canal treatment can last a lifetime. But sometimes, a tooth that has been treated doesn’t heal properly and can become painful or diseased months or even years after treatment.
Root Canals are unexpected. So, when it comes to an emergency you can count on Dr Heinsen and her staff to provide quality dental care and understanding our patients’ needs. Dr Heinsen has been practicing root canal an emergency dentistry for more than 35 years and is determined to help you.
Root Canal Micro Surgery (Apicoectomy)
This form of endoscopic microsurgery involves going in through the gums to remove the infected material and the root-tip. The end of the canal may be sealed with a filling. The gums will be stitched closed allowing for proper healing to take place.
Is a procedure that addresses the shortcomings involved with capping the inflamed dental pulp of an incompletely developed tooth. The goal of Apexogenesis is the preservation of vital pulp tissue so that continued root development with apical closure may occur
Nitrous oxide (Available upon request)
Nitrous oxide is a safe and effective sedative agent that is mixed with oxygen and inhaled through a small mask that fits over your nose to help you relax. Nitrous oxide is one option offered upon request to help make you more comfortable during the root canal procedures