Root Canal Therapy

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Gentle Root Canal Therapy in Wellington, West Palm Beach

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When you need root canal therapy, you want an endodontist with a compassionate touch and effective treatment plans. At Master Endodontics of Wellington, we combine decades of experience with empathy to provide quality dental care.

Our team takes pride in protecting the smiles of the residents of Wellington and the surrounding areas. You can trust that when you visit our office, we will do everything we can to create a positive experience. Our root canal therapy is designed to get you out of pain and back to enjoying your life. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


What Is Root Canal Therapy?

Root canal therapy is a treatment to remove an infection from a tooth. When a tooth is damaged or compromised through a crack, a chip, or a cavity, it becomes vulnerable to bacteria. Once bacteria enter the tooth, it can infect the pulp, which is made up of nerves and tissue inside of your tooth. That infection deteriorates the pulp and can cause pain, inflammation, and spread to other areas causing further health complications.

Root canal therapy removes the infection to preserve your overall oral health. We aim to save your natural tooth structure with our effective root canal therapy, and we use modern technology such as the GentleWave® machine and a handheld X-ray scanner. Our office also offers root canal therapy retreatments if you've had a previous procedure that was unsuccessful.

Do I Need Root Canal Therapy?

If you're experiencing a constant ache in your tooth or jaw, then you may already suspect that you need root canal therapy. However, there are other symptoms you can experience that are warning signs of an infection in your tooth chamber. Here are some of the most common signs you may need root canal therapy.

  • Sudden sensitivity to hot or cold foods and drinks
  • Bad taste that doesn't go away
  • Discoloration of the tooth
  • Pain in the tooth or jaw
  • Pus along the gums
  • Abscess on the gums

Our Root Canal Therapy Process

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We are passionate about helping you enjoy a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles. Our team understands that many people suffer from dental anxiety or fear, regardless of age, which is why we blend compassion with modern technology and techniques to maximize your comfort. We work with all ages, including children, to perform effective root canal therapy.

Our root canal therapy procedure begins with a gentle and thorough exam of your teeth, jaws, and gums. We use a handheld X-ray scanner to collect detailed images and determine the extent of the infection and reveal any underlying issues.

Next, our friendly team will sit down with you to talk about the results of the exam and take the time to listen to your questions and concerns. Then we will craft a custom treatment plan to meet your needs and boost your oral health.

The day of the procedure will start with a local anesthetic to numb the affected area. We will do everything we can to alleviate any anxiety and maximize your comfort throughout the treatment. Our endodontist will create a tiny access point in your tooth and gently remove the infected pulp. Once the root chamber is clear, we will fill it with an antibacterial solution and seal the access point.

Root Canal Therapy FAQs

Open discussions are a vital part of providing quality dental care because when you understand how a procedure will improve your health, you can feel confident in your treatment plan. We encourage you to ask questions, and we are happy to provide the answers you need to make an informed decision. Here are some of the most common questions we receive about root canal therapy.

How long is the procedure going to last?
Our efficient root canal therapy takes approximately 1-2 hours and is often completed within a single appointment.

How painful is the procedure?
Your comfort and peace of mind are a priority for us. That is why we use a local anesthetic to numb the area and use modern technology in our procedure. We will check on you throughout the treatment to ensure you feel calm and comfortable.

Do you offer emergency root canal therapy?
Yes. We understand that emergencies happen, and you need to know where to turn for help. Our team is here for you in your time of need to alleviate pain and boost your oral health.

Reliable Root Canal Therapy

You don't have to endure the discomfort caused by a compromised tooth. At Master Endodontics of Wellington, we provide quality root canal therapy to patients, and our team gladly accepts referrals from our fellow dental professionals. We are excited to meet you and protect your smile with our effective and gentle treatments. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.


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