When a tooth is damaged or infected and it starts to affect the interior of the tooth, Endodontic treatment is needed. At Atlanta Dentistry by Design, patients throughout the Atlanta, Georgia area can receive the important root canal therapy the need.
An endodontic treatment saves a severely damaged, cracked, or decayed tooth when the pulp, the soft inner tissue in the tooth’s root canal, becomes inflamed or infected. Often, when treatment is delayed, pain and even a tooth abscess can result. Endodontic treatment is commonly known as a root canal. Endodontists are root canal specialists. They are specially trained dentists who have additional education in the care and treatment of the interior of the tooth. If a root canal is needed, the endodontist will work to improve the patient’s oral health and restore the natural tooth.
Come into the office if you experience any of these symptoms:
Occasionally, an endodontic problem doesn’t present any symptoms. In these cases, an x-ray is often taken to determine if more serious treatment is needed.
Root canal treatment is done to remove the diseased or damaged pulp. Root canal treatment is typically done in one or two visits, depending on the severity of the damage to the tooth. Afterward, the tooth will act like any other tooth. With good oral hygiene, the tooth should recover well.
After reviewing an x-ray of the tooth, the endodontist will thoroughly examine the patient’s teeth, gums, and supporting bone structure. During a root canal the doctor will:
The cost of your treatment may vary depending on your individual needs and treatment plan. Dr. Freeman and his staff will discuss with you the cost of your treatment, and each of your available payment plan options, so that you are able to make the best choice for you, your smile, and your family.
Your smile is yours forever, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to receive the best dental care whenever you need it.
** Our practice accepts most major credit cards and we are familiar with most major insurance plans. **
Our office staff is always available to help you with insurance claims and paperwork.
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