Endodontic Treatment in Port Jervis
Root Canal Treatment
Our highly experienced team at Aesthetic Family Dentistry is trained to perform endodontic/root canal treatments for the most challenging cases. Utilizing advanced, state-of-the-art technology and modern oral care techniques, we can gently restore your smile and treat your issues. Please keep in mind, if it is determined you may benefit from a root canal our team will make sure your procedure is handled with the utmost care and delicacy.
What Does Endodontic Treatment Involve?
A root canal procedure may require one or more appointments. To begin the procedure, we will first numb the tooth and create an opening on the front side or top of your tooth to place multiple root canal files one at a time. This will remove the pulp, bacteria, and nerve tissue. If tooth decay is present, it will also be removed with special dental instruments. The root canals are then filled with an inert filling material.
Once the tooth is thoroughly cleaned and the canals are filled it will be sealed with either a permanent filling or, if additional appointments are needed, a temporary filling will be placed. If two visits are needed, the roots and the inside cavity of the tooth will be filled and sealed again with special dental materials. All teeth that have root canal treatment will have a crown or cap placed on them. This will protect the tooth and prevent it from breaking and restore it to its full function.
Root Canal Post-Care
We rarely have patients who experience pain after the procedure. However, your tooth may have some slight sensitivity, but this will subside as the inflammation diminishes and the tooth has healed. If you receive a root canal treatment in our office, we recommend following these after-care tips to avoid complications and speed up recovery time:
- Brush and floss gently – Be extra cautious when brushing and flossing the treated area, as your teeth will likely be sensitive for the next two weeks. Don’t aggressively brush or force floss in between your teeth. If you have difficulties, call our office and we can guide you on the process and recommend extra care tips.
- Choose soft foods – You don’t want to put extra stress on your teeth during this recovery time, so try to avoid hard and crunchy foods as they can damage the treated area.
- Keep up with hygiene – It’s more important than ever to maintain healthy oral habits during your post-op care. Contact our office if you’re experiencing any discomfort and pay attention to warning signs such as toothaches, bleeding gums, and/or discolored teeth.
Call our office today at (845) 209-2500 to schedule an endodontic treatment. We proudly treat patients in Port Jervis and the surrounding areas.
Centrally located in Port Jervis, NY and easily accessible from Orange County, NY, Pike County, PA and Sussex County, NJ.
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