Urgent Dental Care in NE Calgary, AB
Root Canal Therapy (Endodontics)
A damaged tooth can ultimately lead to infection of the pulp and the nerve chamber, which can cause extraordinary pain levels and lead to an abscess in the area surrounding the tooth. We perform root canal therapy near you to treat pulp infections in a person’s tooth. Root canal procedure is crucial to eliminating the disease and protecting the tooth from becoming infected again. Our endodontist in NE Calgary will remove the nerve and pulp inside the tooth during this procedure. Local anaesthesia is used before the process, so no pain is felt.
What Are The Benefits of Root Canal Therapy?
- Elimination of infection
- Elimination of pain and sensitivity
- Reduced overall health risks associated with tooth infection
- Restoration of health, appearance, and function of the affected tooth
- Reduced risk that the tooth will need to be extracted
- Shortened overall health risks associated with tooth infection
Extractions and Wisdom Teeth Removal
Sometimes, a tooth badly injured or suffers from extensive damage and decay cannot be saved. In these cases, our dentists in NE Calgary can delicately extract the tooth and prevent it from causing further harm.
Wisdom Teeth Removal
Your wisdom teeth are the third molars at the back of your upper and lower arches. They are generally the last four teeth to surface, or “erupt,” and can appear between ages 17 and 35. Wisdom teeth commonly require removal if they do not have enough room to develop properly and become fully functional.
Reasons To Remove Your Wisdom Teeth
There are many reasons for wisdom teeth removal. Sometimes, the procedure addresses active pain, swelling, decay, or infection around the wisdom teeth. When the wisdom teeth become impacted in your jawbone or gums, it can cause:
- Damage to nearby teeth
We always strive to restore your natural tooth and prevent them from extraction. However, in some cases, a tooth may need to be removed if it has come loose, gotten infected, or become so damaged it cannot support a crown or other restoration.