Root Canal Therapy

The purpose of a root canal is to save your tooth from infection by cleaning out the root. This is a painless procedure our dentists and team provide to get your tooth back in good condition. We may recommend this treatment if you have:

  • Swelling surrounding your tooth
  • A cracked tooth suffered by an injury
  • Major discoloration of the problem tooth
  • Sensitivity to hot and cold drinks
  • A significant toothache
  • An appearance of a pimple in your gums
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With root canal therapy, please plan for a few visits for us to complete the step-by-step process. Before the official procedure begins, Dr. Mayra Modesto-Garrido and Dr. Aryam Modesto will capture images of your teeth with a digital X-ray to examine the shape of the root and pinpoint the infection. Afterward, we can then drill in a hole to remove any debris and bacteria. Once we have completed this, we move on to cleaning everything out to make sure your tooth is completely free of infection. A dental crown is then placed to seal the tooth and protect against further infection.

To learn more about root canal therapy in Glen Rock, New Jersey and schedule a consultation at Excel Dentistry, please call us at 201-652-0400. We are happy to answer any of your questions, and we look forward to seeing you.

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