What Is Endodontics?
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At Passes Dental Care, we know that there’s no “one size fits all” for dental care. That’s why we offer a variety of services to patients of all ages. In addition to general dentistry, we also offer cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and endodontics. Our friendly staff eagerly await the opportunity to guide you through the endodontic treatment process.
What Is Endodontic Treatment?
Endodontics is a branch of dentistry concerned with the dental pulp and root tissues of your teeth. Endodontic treatment focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating injuries and diseases to the inner, soft tissue of the tooth. At Passes Dental Care, our expert dentists are trained to provide quality care for both the outside and inside of your teeth.
What’s The Difference Between A Dentist And An Endodontist?
In order to best treat a variety of patients, all dentists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of endodontic issues. After completing dental school, endodontists receive two or more years of advanced education in this specific treatment. Learn more about our doctors to view their specific areas of expertise and training.
How Do I Know If I Need Endodontic Treatment?
In addition to your regular visits to your Great Neck dentist, you may require additional dental attention. If you experience any of the following symptoms, you should come to visit our dental and endodontic experts…
- Tooth pain
- Tooth injury (ie. cracked or fractured)
- Tooth sensitivity to hot or cold
- Swelling around the teeth, gums, or face
What Is A Root Canal?
One of the most well-known endodontic treatments is the root canal. If a damaged tooth is left untreated, decay can spread to the root of the tooth. When the tooth can no longer be adequately treated through a filing, our dentists perform a root canal to preserve the tooth. A root canal is the process of removing decayed pulp from the central part of the tooth, reshaping the canal, and replacing it with strengthened filler.
Visit Your Dentist In Great Neck, NY
With a combination of consistent oral hygiene and regular cleanings with your Great Neck dentist, many dental issues can be avoided. When you need endodontic care, however, Passes Dental Care is here to help. If you have questions about our endodontic care or other dental treatments, contact us today. We look forward to working with you!