Endodontics in El Segundo, CA
Save Your Smile with Endodontic Treatment from Dr. Smile
As a multi-specialty dentist in El Segundo, Dr. Smile is a leader in providing endodontic treatment – also known as root canal therapy – to patients of all ages to help them restore their smile. We do this by using state-of-the art technology and the latest dental care practices as a standard in care to save a patient’s teeth whenever possible.
Advanced, Modern Dentistry in El Segundo
With the advances in training and the latest technology that Dr. Smile has incorporated into our practice, our commitment to every one of our patients is to help them save their natural teeth for as long as possible. One of the ways a tooth can be saved is through endodontic treatment. In fact, root canal therapy can help preserve a tooth’s functionality for a lifetime. Alternative treatment might include a tooth extraction and then a costly dental bridge or dental implant in El Segundo to replace the missing tooth, but Dr. Smile will always consider tooth restoration as a first option.
A Root Canal is a Pain-Relieving Option in Smile Restoration
Many patients who visit the dentist for a root canal or endodontic treatment believe it’s going to be a painful process. But in fact, having the procedure actually helps eliminate pain that is being caused by the damaged tooth. Additionally, Dr. Smile has a variety of numbing agents to ensure that you’ll nothing more than pressure during your procedure. And although some patients report a small amount of pain afterwards, many of them return to their normal activities immediately after the procedure.
You Don’t Have to Have Dental Pain to Need Endodontic Treatment
If you or a family member have been told that endodontic treatment is necessary, but you’re not experiencing any pain, you may wonder whether or not a root canal is truly necessary. Although it will take an appointment to confirm the necessity of the procedure, it is possible for patients to need endodontic treatment even if they’re not experiencing pain. Some examples include a tooth with larger than average fillings that can no longer be replaced, or a damaged tooth that cannot be repaired. Using other methods.
Ready to take control of your dental care in El Segundo? Make an appointment today with Dr. Smile!