Have you suffered from a severe toothache? The excruciating pain takes a toll on your well-being and causes discomfort. In this situation, visiting our clinic is a must. We will examine the cause of your concern and may carry out several endodontic procedures to relieve you of pain.
What is Endodontics?
Primarily, endodontics is all about root canal treatment. A root canal is performed in case of cavities and tooth decay. But this branch also deals with treating other concerns of your teeth and performing the required procedures. The purpose of endodontic treatment is to disinfect your infected teeth and inflamed root canal. The treatment procedure also includes removing the pathological pulp, cleaning your root canal system, reshaping it, and then filling it using medication to prevent the chances of other infections and to promote dental healing.
What Do Endodontists Treat?
Endodontists specialize in diagnosing all the complicated causes of tooth pain. When you visit our clinic, our endodontists will examine your condition and perform a suitable procedure.
This procedure intends to remove and replace materials used during your previous root canal treatment that didn’t heal properly.
Emergency Dental Surgery
In some cases, you may need emergency dental surgery to treat severe tooth infections. Our endodontists look into your condition and then perform a suitable surgery.
Dental Implant Surgery
The surgical placement of your dental implant supporting prosthetics like bridges may require to be removed in some conditions. Our endodontists perform such dental implant surgery.
Tooth Removal Surgery
When the tissues of your teeth are too damaged to be saved, we may perform a tooth extraction or tooth removal surgery.
We may perform some specialized surgery like apicoectomy to treat your condition and improve your dental health.
What to Expect After the Procedure?
The severity of pain may depend on the type of procedure that you have gone through. Most of the endodontic treatments are outpatient procedures. It means you can go home right after we finish it. Feeling minor discomfort after a root canal is normal. You need to follow a proper after-care routine to address the pain and swelling.
We may prescribe some over-the-counter painkillers to address your pain. In addition to that, using an ice pack to reduce swelling is a good idea. After your procedure, it is essential to follow up with us to check your recovery. Make sure to follow all the dental care habits and routines to keep your oral health in check.
Please reach out to our dental practice in Flanders, NJ, to have a consultation with our dentists. Please call us at (973) 370-8917 or schedule an online consultation, and we'll guide you further.