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Root canal therapy is a very common procedure. It has a reputation of being undesirable and painful. But when done properly it is actually painless. Every tooth in your mouth is composed of a crown and a root. When a cavity or bacteria penetrates the tooth, the root and its nerves become irritated. As a result, the bacteria within the pulp cavity needs to be removed and cleaned in order to restore the tooth to its healthy state. Following the procedure, the tooth is fragile and consequently is restored with the natural crown for a lifetime of durability. Root canals have a success rate of 95% or greater. Most root canal are diagnosed by patients’ sensitivities to a specific tooth. Be sure to consult your dentist any symptoms or discomfort occur.
The Latest Techniques and Equipment used in Endodontics
Root canal therapy is a treatment that can stop pain and save your natural tooth. Due to common misperceptions, the term “root canal” can unnecessarily bring on anxiety, dread, and thoughts of pain. With modern dental techniques, this is not the case.
Drs. Joseph A. Narde & Samantha Cook use the newest equipment for endodontic treatments at Willow Point Dental. Electric pulp testing and digital radiography are used in preparation for root canals to limit exposure to radiation.
Our practice also uses a process known as vertical condensation for root canals and implements ozone therapy to aid in eradication of bacteria from the tooth being treated. We perform root canals in our office on anterior teeth and premolars. Patients who require root canal therapy on molars are referred to a trusted endodontic specialist.
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Why Willow point dental?
Willow Point Dental wants your visit to be pleasant, and our office is designed to deliver a spa-like experience. Our patients have gone so far as to say that they don’t even feel as if they’ve had a dental visit when they leave our office. Nothing pleases us more than knowing our patients feel well cared for.
Our committed staff treats patients like family from the time they walk through the door. While we implement techniques to deliver a pain-free procedure, if there is still some anxiety about the visit, we offer relaxation methods to soothe your cares away.
Inquire about the innovative NuCalm system we employ in our office to establish a serene state for your dental procedure. Nitrous oxide is also a tried and true product we offer to put patients in a more carefree state of mind for their dental procedure, with no lingering side effects.
Often, a toothache will strike suddenly. We make every effort to give priority to a patient in distress, including pain relief and prompt treatment scheduling.
Root canals do not have to be dreaded with the latest technologies and relaxation treatments from Willow Point Dental and Drs. Narde & Cook in Columbus.
What our patients say about Endodontics Treatment
“The staff and Dr. Narde are always so nice and caring. They’re always sure to make us comfortable during all cleanings and most of all during any procedure.
Ashley was so awesome today with my little girl. She made her feel at ease.”