LEWISBURG ENDODONTICS

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Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection. In order to save the tooth, the pulp (the living tissue inside the tooth), nerves, bacteria, and any decay are removed and the resulting space is filled with special, medicated, dental materials, which restore the tooth to its full function. Having a root canal done on a tooth is the treatment of choice to save a tooth that otherwise would die and have to be removed. Many patients believe that removing a tooth that has problems is the solution, but what is not realized is that extracting (pulling) a tooth will ultimately be more costly and cause significant problems for adjacent teeth. Root canal treatment is highly successful and usually lasts a lifetime, although on occasion, a tooth will have to be retreated due to new infections.

Endodontists: Partners in Patient Care

  • Explains the positive relationships endodontists have with their referring general practitioners
  • A general dentist talks about the importance of knowing his limitations
  • Both practitioners recognize that strong partnerships enhance patient care

Endodontists Put Root Canal Patients at Ease

Features interviews with patients from the AAE's first Access to Care Project describing their positive, pain-free experiences

AAE members explain endodontic symptoms and why a root canal may be necessary

What is Endodontics?

  • Dr. Cavender of Precision Endodontics of Lewisburg presents: What is Endodontics?

What is a Root Canal?

  • Dr. Cavender of Precision Endodontics of Lewisburg presents: What is a Root Canal?

How do I know if I need a root canal?

  • Dr. Cavender of Precision Endodontics of Lewisburg presents: How do I know if I need a root canal?