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What is the field of endodontics?

Posted on September 27, 2016

This dental field of endodontics focuses on treating the dental pulp in teeth. Pulp is in the center of each tooth, and contains living tissue and cells. When a tooth is injured or decay forms, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. An endodontist, a dental specialist in the endodontic field, can treat your teeth … Continue reading “What is the field of endodontics?”

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What does an Endodontist do?

Posted on September 27, 2016

An endodontist is a dentist who has had two additional years of specialized training beyond general dentistry. He or she provides treatment for teeth that require root canals, root canal re-treatments, and endodontic surgery, as well as for cases of dental trauma.

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What are common endodontic treatments?

Posted on September 27, 2016

The most common treatment performed by an endodontist, like Dr. Semashko, is a root canal. Endodontists also re-treat older root canals and perform endodontic surgery, called an apicoectomy, that treats infections that persist following a root canal.

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