A root canal may not even be necessary. You'll only know what is causing the pain with a checkup.A root canal is not as painful as many people seem to believe. During a root canal, the patient is under anesthesia to not feel any pain. We ensure comfort before the procedure and make sure that…
Endodontics Procedures to Comfortably Save Your Tooth
As a provider of endodontics, we perform procedures like root canals to save our patients' infected teeth. It may seem strange to say that endodontics can be comfortable but it actually can be. We are a laser dentistry office and we focus on using modern dental tools to perform common procedures.
By changing the way that we do things we are able to treat our patients in a way that is significantly more comfortable and less invasive than in years past. For this reason, many of our local patients are switching from other dentist offices so that they can benefit from new laser technology.
Lasers in Dentistry
Lasers are not the things of Science Fiction. In fact, lasers are now much more common in the medical field. Lasers can perform all types of non-invasive surgeries and patients are benefiting from the decreased recovery times as a result. The same is true when it comes to dentistry.
While many dentists are still using traditional metal dental tools, these tools are becoming obsolete. Thus, it is important to ask a dentist whether or not they use lasers in their regular dental cleanings.
The Benefits of Laser Dentistry
#1. Less irritation
When we use lasers to perform endodontic procedures, we are able to target an incredibly small area of the tooth. This allows us to remove the infected tissue and bacteria without irritating the surrounding tissue or the gums. Metal dental tools, no matter the training and qualifications of a dentist, can lead to additional and unnecessary irritation.
The metal dental tools still scrape the gums or an area of a nearby tooth. Laser energy is incredibly fine so this provides us with more control over the procedure.
#2. Reduced swelling and bleeding
Anytime that an endodontics procedure is performed, there is always a risk of swelling and bleeding. By using lasers, we can help to reduce and control this. In fact, we can often stop the bleeding during the course of the procedure to reduce or eliminate the need for any gauze. Additionally, the decrease in swelling is going to help you be more comfortable both during and after the procedure.
#3. Faster recovery times
After experiencing a root canal, you may recall that it took you around a week to recover. In some cases, patients even have discomfort for up to 2 weeks. This recovery time is completely unnecessary when you visit our laser dentistry office. Since the procedure itself is less invasive and we are able to control/reduce swelling, we are also able to speed up the recovery time.
Many of our patients report that they feel better the next day and that they can return to their dietary habits within only a few days. Our goal is to provide you with a treatment that is going to restore and save your tooth in a way that is comfortable. To experience the benefits of receiving an endodontics treatment from a laser dentistry office, call and schedule an examination.
To experience the benefits of receiving an endodontics treatment from a laser dentistry office, call us and schedule an examination.
For more information on root canal treatment or to schedule an appointment with Smilow Family Dentistry, P.C., request an appointment in our Springfield Township dental office here: https://smilowfamilydentistry.com. Or call us at (973) 343-0600.
Root canal treatment is not painful like the myths make people believe. Call us for details on the procedure.Root canal treatment removes the infected dental pulp within the tooth and leaves the natural tooth otherwise intact. We offer root canal treatment that is not nearly as painful as some believe it to be.Root Canal TreatmentAt…
The thought of getting root canal treatments can be scary, but it does not have to be. Today's root canal treatments, also known as endodontics treatments, are much more successful and simpler than they once were. Do not let anxiety get in the way of the treatment that can save your natural tooth. We offer…
Endodontics is a field of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of the inside of the tooth, particularly the dental pulp, the root of the tooth and the surrounding tissues. All general dentists undergo a certain amount of training in endodontic treatments. However, after four years of dental school, some undergo specialized training…