From routine to complex root canals, Dr. Dane is equipped to handle all your endodontic needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
- Root Canal Treatment
- Endodontic Surgery
- Cracked Teeth
- Abscessed Tooth
Why do I need an endodontist?
Dentists, wanting the best for their patients, often refer them to endodontists for special treatment. An endodontist is someone who has completed a full-time, 2-year postgraduate fellowship. This is after the standard 4-year dental school curriculum. Find out more about endodontists here.
What is endodontic treatment?
Endodontic treatment, commonly called "root canal treatment", is a common dental procedure that removes damaged tissue from inside the root canals of a tooth, thereby significantly lengthening the life of the tooth. Endodontic treatment significantly restores once damaged teeth and is a recognized and superior alternative to tooth extraction as a means of treating damaged interior structures such as pulp.
Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment is called for when the soft tissue inside the tooth's canals, also called the pulp, becomes inflamed or infected by bacteria. Read More...
Read more about common types of tooth cracks and how they are treated.
An abscessed tooth is a pocket of pus, usually caused by some kind of infection and the spread of bacteria from the root of the tooth to the tissue just below or near the tooth. Read More...