Your Treatment Outline
When you receive treatment at our office, we will provide anesthesia for your comfort during the procedure. We can also provide further sedation. Our doctors will not proceed with treatment until you are comfortable and your tooth is fully numb. Once you are ready, we will carefully and gently alter your tooth to gain access to the infection and damaged tissue.
Fairfax Family Dental Care uses an advanced rotary system for our endodontic procedures. These specialized, rotating files allow us to more effectively remove infection and bacteria while altering less of your natural root structure. We can provide faster, more comfortable, and pain-free treatment.
Once all decayed tissue has been removed, we will flush the inside of your tooth with antibacterial dental solutions, helping to ensure that all infection is gone. Dr. Simanek, Dr. Kamali, or Dr. Kirksey can then fill the inside of your root canals using a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. This substance will provide form and strength to your tooth. To fully restore the function and form of your smile, we will place a customized crown.
Our office is typically able to provide fully individualized crowns within a day of your appointment, avoiding the usual two-week waiting time with other offices. While you wait for your permanent restoration to be created, you can wear a temporary that one of our doctors will place. Your permanent crown will provide strength and protection to your tooth, helping to prevent bacteria and decay from damaging it in the future.
The sooner we are able to treat infected teeth and root canals, the less chance the bacteria has to spread, allowing us to provide conservative treatment that can save your tooth.
Protect Your Oral Health
If you have been experiencing chronic, dull aches in particular teeth, you should contact our office immediately. The sooner we are able to treat infected teeth, the less chance the bacteria has to spread, allowing us to provide conservative treatment that can save your tooth. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, please contact our office today.