Treatments

What is Apicoectomy?

An Apicoectomy is the most common endodontic surgical procedure used to save a tooth. This treatment is done when inflammation persists in the bony area around the end of your tooth after a root canal

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Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is the process of going inside the pulp space and removing the infected and dead tissue. Then the space is disinfected and sealed with special materials. Every tooth consists of three different

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Post-Op Instructions

We wish to provide you with the utmost quality of care and extend every effort to satisfy you with every aspect of your treatment. If any problems should arise, please let us know how we

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Root Canal Re-treatment

When a root canal treatment fails, the first course of action that is usually taken is root canal re-treatment.  Root Canal Treatment can fail due to the following: Canals were not cleaned and filled properly during

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Sedation Options

What is Laughing Gas? At Irvine Endodontics, we work hard to ensure patients are comfortable and relaxed throughout endodontic treatment. Since many people feel nervous about having a root canal, we offer laughing gas to

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Apico Post-Op Instructions

We wish to provide you with the utmost quality of care and extend every effort to satisfy you with every aspect of your treatment. If any problems should arise, please let us know how we

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What is CBCT?

Dental Cone Beam CT Dental cone beam computed tomography (CT) is a special type of x-ray equipment used when regular dental or facial x-rays are not sufficient. Your doctor may use this technology to produce

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Can Root Canals Fail?

Can Root Canal treatment be Guaranteed? No dental treatment is immune to the possibility of failure, and that certainly includes root canals. Even though success rates with endodontic treatment are as high as they’ve ever

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What is Root canal Treatment?

What is Root Canal Treatment? Understanding Root Canal Treatment Stages Aside from being an undeserving synonym for pain and discomfort, root canals are somewhat of a mystery to most patients. Few, if any, know even

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Is Root Canal Price worth it?

Is Root Canal Treatment Expensive? As dental patients, most people are at one point or another faced with a financial decision regarding treatment, specifically weighing the pros and cons of the cost of treatment. Unlike

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Why are people scared of Root Canals?

Why Are you procrastinate your root canal treatment? Why So Many People are Afraid of Root Canals (and Why They Shouldn’t Be) Within the American lexicon, the phrase “root canal” is instantly understood by everyone

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5 Steps to a Root Canal

Step 1: Consultation: Test the tooth in question. This includes x-rays and sensitivity tests. Step 2: Preparation: Anesthetics will be applied for comfort. A rubber damn will be used to help isolate the tooth. Step

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Root Canal vs Extraction

When a tooth becomes infected, there are two possible solutions: root canal or extraction. A root canal removes diseased nerve and pulp tissues, leaving the natural tooth intact. An extraction removes the entire tooth and

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Does A Root Canal Hurt?

Dr. Cho is an expert all around. I was in pain and he immediately remedied this, providing amazing service that was very gentle. He even followed up with me to make sure I was not

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Abscessed Tooth Treatment

An abscess is a painful infection near the tooth root that often causes tooth pain and gum inflammation. Infections may form for a number of reasons, including severe decay, gum disease, or because of a

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Cracked Tooth

Do you have a cracked tooth?  You feel searing tooth pain while chewing certain foods and experience hot and cold temperature sensitivity. Dental x-rays show that you are cavity-free, yet the discomfort persists. Unfortunately, it

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What is an Endodontist?

If you are reading this page, it probably means that your General Dentist has referred you to see an Endodontist for consultation and/or treatment on one or more of your teeth. You may be thinking,

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