Root Canal Re-Treatment
When a root canal treatment fails, the first course of action that is usually
taken is trying to re-do the root canal treatment. It is usually done by an
Endodontist (root canal specialist) or an experienced general dentist.
The process is very similar to Root canal Treatment, the difference
is that besides taking any remaining infected tissue out, the doctor has
to take old filling material, any posts and crowns or any other obstacle
in the pulp space out to be able to successfully disinfect and seal the
area of the root canal.
After the root canal treatment is done your restorative dentist will
place a crown to protect the tooth against fractures.
If you live in or around Tarzana and have any questions about
complications with root canal treatments, give us a call today!
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