Root Canal FAQs
Root Canal Treatment, also known as endodontics, is the treatment of infected dental pulp.
Root Canal Treatment typically costs anywhere between $1000 to $1300.
No. Patients will generally not feel any pain as they will be under the effects of anesthesia.
Yes, some endodontists are available on Saturdays.
The infected dental pulp will be removed during the procedure, and the dentist will clean the root canal with medication. A filling will then be used to seal the tooth, and a dental crown is placed on top of it.
Common root canal symptoms include severe toothache, sensitive teeth, and swollen gums.
Root canal treatments are generally successful with low risks of an infection developing. If you are experiencing tooth pain following the procedure, get in touch with your local dentist.
Most patients tend to recover within a few days following the procedure. Patients may take up a week to fully recover in some cases.
Root canal treatment saves the natural tooth. Tooth extractions are typically only recommended when the dentist cannot save the tooth.
As root canal treatment falls under restorative dentistry, it is generally covered by most insurance providers.
Dental Crowns FAQs
A Dental Crown protects a tooth from damage and is widely known as a dental cap.
If you've recently undergone a dental procedure, your dentist may recommend a dental crown to protect the underlying tooth.
The cost of a dental crown will vary depending on the material used. Prices for dental crowns typically range from $500 to $3000.
Porcelain crowns and porcelain fused to metal (PFM) crowns are the most widely used dental crowns offered. Get in touch with our team to learn more about other available options.
The best ways for you to care for your dental crown is to avoid hard and sticky foods, regularly brush and floss, and make regular trips to your local dentist.
We would advise patients to stick to a softer diet and avoid any hard or chewy foods when possible.
Inlays, Onlays, and porcelain veneers are great alternatives to dental crowns.
Dental crowns are typically recommended following a root canal because they offer an additional layer of protection and will help reduce the rate of reinfection.
Yes, patients should have their old crowns replaced. On average, a dental crown's lifespan ranges from five to fifteen years.
Yes, most insurance providers cover dental crowns if needed for restorative work and are medically necessary.
Dental Implants FAQs
Dental implants are commonly used as tooth replacements in dentistry.
Dental implants can last you years with the proper care and are an excellent replacement for missing teeth.
As Dental Implants are a standard procedure that's regularly performed, the risk of complications is fairly low.
Dental implants can last a lifetime with the right care.
Most adults can get dental implants. Typically, you may qualify for dental implants if you have healthy gums and aren't suffering from diabetes.
No, dental implants are a viable procedure even if advancing in age. Get in touch with your local dentist to learn if you are a good candidate for dental implants.
It's recommended that patients temporarily shift to a softer diet. Patients can return to their normal diet a week following the procedure.
As your coverage will vary depending on your provider, you'll need to contact your insurer to learn if you're covered.
Dental Implants cannot be done immediately following an extraction, and patients will have to wait 3 to 6 months for the wound to heal.
You can care for your dental implants by having a regular dental regimen and using a soft-bristled brush. Making sure you have good oral hygiene will significantly increase the longevity of your dental implants.