What is Endodontics and Endodontist?
Endodontics is the oral health practice that deals root of the tooth where it contains pulp and nerves, and this is done only by an endodontist who is specialized in diagnosing, preventing and treating the diseases associated with the pulp. Also, an endodontist has an extra 2 or more year course to become an endodontist specialist after their dental school.
Root canal treatment procedure
Root canal treatment can and often does last a lifetime, but sometimes traditional root canal treatment alone isn't enough or it may not be an option and our endodontist in Antioch will recommend surgery to save your tooth. The most common type of endodontic surgery is called apical acting. Thus procedure treats infection or abscess by removing a tip of a tooth's root where bacteria can hide in tiny canals. Endodontic surgery is a sophisticated microsurgical procedure performed by dental specialists called endodontists, our dental professionals have advanced training in surgery they use state-of-the-art technologies such as operating microscopes, ultrasonic instruments, and 3D imaging to treat you quickly, safely, and comfortably.
Endodontics Surgery Procedure in Antioch
In a typical endodontic surgery procedure, an endodontist working with a microscope designed for microsurgery opens the gum tissue near the tooth to look closely at the underlying bone and any infection inflamed or infected tissue is detected and removed along with the tip of the root, the endodontist uses special ultrasonic instruments to create a space at the end of the root then places a small filling to seal the root canal. Finally, a few stitches are placed to help the tissue heal over time. The bone can heal around the end of the tooth's root, our endodontist in Antioch recommend endodontic surgery as the best option for saving your tooth nothing looks feels or functions like your natural teeth, choosing endodontic surgery could be your path to a healthy, functioning, natural tooth that will last a lifetime.
Visit our office in Antioch for the endodontics treatment
We serve endodontics treatment in Antioch and nearby locations such as Pittsburg, Brentwood, and Discovery Bay in California. Please visit us for your beautiful and natural-looking smiles