Saving Smiles in Holladay, Utah
Mild tooth pain should never be ignored. A toothache may be caused by more severe factors like tooth infection or abscess—conditions that, left untreated, may result in tooth loss. Our team of highly-trained endodontists is committed to helping you maintain your beautiful, natural smile for a lifetime.
With over 50 years of specialized experience, our highly-trained dentists have been working with endodontics specialists to ensure the well-being and long-lasting health of our patients. Our practice was founded by Dr. Michael G. Rasch, one of the most respected dental specialists in the Salt Lake valley, with a degree from Creighton University.
Endodontics is the specialist branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the tooth foundation including the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue. Village Dental’s endodontists have been certified with the training to provide you with focused and personal care.
Tooth pain is a symptoms that may indicate serious problems such as pulp infection. You see, your teeth are made up of a hard outer structure composed of enamel and dentine that surrounds and protects the pulp or the “nerve” of the tooth. It has limited capability to repair itself and when infected, may cause grievous pain to the patient.
Dental decay, trauma, chip in the tooth, a breakdown of a filling or gum disease can all lead to damage of the pulp.
Our endodontists are highly-trained in Root Canal Therapy, the most common procedure to treat pulp infections and save teeth from extraction. We perform our treatments with the latest, state-of-the-art technology to ensure the relief and safety of our patients.
– Root Canal Therapy
Root Canal Therapy is a multi-stage procedure and can be carried out over one to three visits, depending on the health of the tooth and root canals. It is a complex, detailed treatment that involves the shaping, disinfecting, and removing of the diseased pulp.
Before we proceed with the treatment, we generally use a local anaesthetic to numb the tooth. We use specially designed instruments and insert them into the canals to thoroughly remove the damaged pulp and shape the canals. The canals are then disinfected and filled with a dental compound.
A final X-ray will be provided to show the finished root filling.
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Save and keep your beautiful, natural smile. Visit the dental clinic of choice in Holladay, UT. Call us at 801-277-1916 and book an appointment!