Root Canal in Indiana

Total 220 Records for Root Canal in Indiana - Clinics(92) Doctors(128)

 

Dr Jack Nicewander

5511 E. 82nd Street, Suite F, Indianapolis - 46250,Indiana, United States

Dr Jack Nicewander Indianapolis
Root Canal

Occasionally, root canal treatment proves unsuccessful at resolving an infection in the tissues near a tooths roots. Thats when a minor surgical procedure called an apicoectomy may be recommended. Because this procedure is often performed with the aid of a microscope and other small specialized tools, its considered a type of endodontic microsurgery. Probably the most common type of root canal surgery, an apicoectomy involves removing a small portion of the apex (tip) of the tooths root, along with any surrounding hard or soft tissue that may be infected.

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Erskine Family Dentistry

734 East Ireland Road, South Bend - 46614,Indiana, United States

Erskine Family Dentistry South Bend 7383
Root Canal

A root canal is the space within the root of a tooth. It is part of a naturally occurring space within a tooth that consists of the pulp chamber, the main canal(s), and more intricate anatomical branches that may connect the root canals to each other or to the surface of the root. Erskine Family Dentistry is among the best dentistry in South Bend.

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W Michael Princell

7207 N Shadeland Avenue Suite A, Indianapolis - 46250,Indiana, United States

W Michael Princell Indianapolis 6973
Root Canal

The interior of a tooth contains canals filled with nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue known as pulp. If the pulp becomes inflamed or infected it can cause pain, and result in an abscessed tooth. Endodontic therapy carefully removes the pulp from the canal system and then shapes, fills and seals the canals to prevent further infection or decay. Depending on the condition and complexity of the anatomy of the tooth being treated, Dr. Princell can often perform a root canal in a single dental appointment. A crown is then placed on the treated tooth to restore its full function and natural appearance.

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Indianapolis Family Dentistry

8602 East 10th St., Indianapolis - 46219,Indiana, United States

Indianapolis Family Dentistry Indianapolis
Root Canal

Your teeth contain several layers: the outer protective enamel, a secondary layer of sensitive dentin, and an inner pulp that contains components commonly referred to as the nerve of the tooth. Each pulp chamber branches off, forming canals that lead toward the tooth root tip. These infamous root canals provide a means for the tooth to absorb what it needs from the blood and get rid of toxins or other unnecessary materials via the blood stream. A deep cavity, traumatic injury, or tooth fracture can make the canal susceptible to bacterial infection, which can kill the pulp, stimulate increased blood flow, and create pressure within the tooth. This can cause severe tooth pain and may initiate bone degeneration, tooth loss, and even more acute pain. If you see a dentist in the earliest stages of this condition, the tooth may be saved with a root canal. Otherwise, it should be extracted and replaced with a prosthetic.

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Meridian Dental Center

2291 North Meridian St, Indianapolis - 46208,Indiana, United States

Meridian Dental Center Indianapolis 7011
Root Canal

A cracked tooth or a deep cavity can be the cause of extreme pain and discomfort. Root Canal therapy is a treatment that will alleviate the pain and repair the tooth. This process involves removing the pulp and nerves from the tooth and cleaning the infected portion. If you are experiencing extreme tooth pain, a root canal may be the treatment you need. Common symptoms include: tooth pain while chewing, pain that wakes you up while sleeping, sensitivity to hot or cold, discoloration or darkening of the tooth and swollen gums.

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Dr Kelli Hinds

1480 W Southport Rd Suite A, Indianapolis - 46217,Indiana, United States

Dr Kelli Hinds Indianapolis 7026
Root Canal

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.

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Summerlin Family Dentistry

3351 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis - 46208,Indiana, United States

Summerlin Family Dentistry Indianapolis
Root Canal

Endodontics is the dental specialty that deals with the nerves of the teeth. Root canals are probably the most notorious procedure in dentistry and the most common procedure relating to endodontics. When a tooth becomes infected it is usually related to the nerves in the root of the tooth. The infected nerves need to be removed. If left untreated an infection can turn into an abscess, which is a much more serious problem that includes bone loss in the jaw.

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Hardin Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

7855 S. Emerson Ave, Suite F, Indianapolis - 46237,Indiana, United States

Hardin Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Indianapolis
Root Canal

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.

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Dr Gregory A Crawford

4116 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne - 46815,Indiana, United States

Dr Gregory A Crawford Fort Wayne
Root Canal

Damage to the nerve tissue inside of a tooth sometimes requires a root canal procedure. Despite the tales you may have heard regarding the procedure, most root canals are minimally uncomfortable, especially compared to the pain and discomfort you may be feeling before the procedure. Dr. Crawford takes advantage of advances in technology and dental techniques that make root canal procedures more effective, while taking less time. A root canal involves removing the soft tissue within the tooth (the pulp) when it has become infected and inflamed. Dr. Crawford gently files the infected tissue out of the root canals of the tooth (this is where the procedure gets its name) and fills the void with an inert material. The procedure is completed with the placement of a filling or in some cases, a crown.

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Ueber and Friedrich Dentistry

7215 Engle Road,, Fort Wayne - 46804,Indiana, United States

Ueber and Friedrich Dentistry Fort Wayne 7130
Root Canal

A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form. When a tooths nerve tissue or pulp is damaged, it breaks down and bacteria begin to multiply within the pulp chamber. The bacteria and other decayed debris can cause an infection or abscessed tooth. An abscess is a pus-filled pocket that forms at the end of the roots of the tooth. An abscess occurs when the infection spreads all the way past the ends of the roots of the tooth. This infection can cause swelling that may spread to other areas of the face, neck or head.

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