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Your general dentist is qualified to diagnose and treat a wide range of oral health concerns. But sometimes a dental specialist can provide a better outcome for more complicated issues with your teeth.
Endodontists specialize in the soft tissue, or dental pulp, of your teeth. This pulp helps your teeth grow and develop when you are young. When your teeth are fully grown, they can stay healthy in the absence of pulp, but not when it’s infected or inflamed. Without proper treatment, you could lose your tooth.
If you’re looking for a specialist who can save your natural teeth, you should choose an endodontist. Here is an overview of what you can expect with Root Canal Specialists of Baton Rouge.
Becoming an endodontist involves several years of schooling. Endodontists have completed their bachelor’s degree, four years of a dental school program, and then an additional two or more years of specialized training to receive a certification in endodontics.
Endodontists perform routine as well as difficult and very complex endodontic procedures, including endodontic surgery. Endodontists are also experienced in finding the cause of oral and facial pain that has been difficult to diagnose.
“Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odent” is the Greek word for “tooth.” Endodontists are experts at treating the inside of teeth.
Inside the hard, white enamel that shows when you smile is soft tissue, called dental pulp, that is made up of blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue that extend through canals deep into the roots of your teeth.
If this pulp becomes infected and endangers the health of your tooth, endodontists have the knowledge necessary to remove the diseased pulp and restore your tooth.
If you’ve ever had tooth pain, you’ll appreciate the efficiency of the Root Canal Specialists of Baton Rouge.
Because most endodontists focus their practices solely on endodontic care, commonly referred to as root canal therapy, they build years of experience diagnosing tooth pain and performing specialized procedures to save natural teeth.
This makes us incredibly efficient at determining the source of your symptoms, creating a custom treatment plan, and treating your tooth quickly.
We understand that a tooth infection is incredibly painful and can result in serious complications if left untreated. At the Root Canal Specialists of Baton Rouge, we will schedule your appointment as promptly as possible.
If you have extreme pain or an emergency situation, we will even try our best to see you the same day you call.
We use this equipment for diagnostics and treatment so you’ll always receive the best possible care.
Endodontists have specialized experience, knowledge, efficiency, availability, and advanced technology to diagnose and treat your tooth pain and tooth infections.
At the Root Canal Specialists of Baton Rouge, we consider ourselves experts at saving your natural teeth with our endodontic care. We provide compassionate treatment and exceptional results.