Root Canal Therapy

Dental Specialists certified in Endodontic treatments

Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy is one type of endodontic treatment. It is necessary when the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed or infected. Lefting the pulp untreated, it can cause pain or lead to an abscess. Our Dental Specialists uses the microscope. This instrument allows to work details that the human eye doesn’t perceive. Also it brings us accurate and safe in endodontic practice quality.

When is needed a Root Canal Therapy?

Root Canal Therapy helps to repair and preserve natural teeth. His mission is to avoid extractions in the short or medium term. The dentists recommend it when the tooth suffers irreversible damage that affects the nerve. The Endodontist cleans the canals and replaces the damaged pulp/nerve with a biocompatible material.

Main signs of dental nerve deterioration

Root Canal Therapy helps to repair and preserve natural teeth. His mission is to avoid extractions in the short or medium term. The dentists recommend it when the tooth suffers irreversible damage that affects the nerve. The Endodontist cleans the canals and replaces the damaged pulp/nerve with a biocompatible material.

Root Canal Therapy vs Extraction

The key in this debate is knowing when each should be applied. It should not be about convenience or speed. At Smile Makeover, we follow the principles of Conservative Dentistry. That is keep natural teeth the longest possible instead of extractions. This is accomplished by sealing fissures, fillings (simple or complex), and root canals.

By applying endodontics we avoid problems derived from losing a tooth. As well as the complications of not replacing the tooth at the time.

Benefits of Saving Natural Teeth An implant cannot compete in functionality or aesthetics with the natural tooth. The main benefits of Root Canal are:
  • Avoiding extract the natural tooth
  • Eliminate dental infections and consequences such as halitosis
  • Saving the tooth avoid mobility and displacement of adjacent teeth
  • Replaces tooth areas that had disappeared, restoring their functionality
  • Avoiding more expensive dental treatments
When is an Extraction necessary? After Our Specialist review your case, he will determine if an extraction is the best for you. These are some reasons that make an extraction necessary:
  • When the tooth presents a vertical fracture
  • When the root has a minimum length that makes it impossible to hold the crown to it
  • In periodontal patients who have suffered marked damage to the gingiva as supporting tissue

Costs of Root Canal Therapy in Mexico

We used international standards for our procedures. It includes the use of instruments such as Microscopes. We count on Endodontists Specialized to this kind of procedure. The prices are around $300 USD total, while in United States and Canada the cost of this treatment is $1200 USD.

For this process, a minimum stay in Cancun of 5 to 7 days is necessary. But, this will depend on each case.

Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal + Post/Core + Standard crown

from $820 USD

Root Canal Therapy Process

On this treatment, our endodontists will do a diagnosis about the situation of your teeth. Then the specialist removes the pulp, and cleans the inside of the Root Canal, next fills and seals the space. After Root Canal Therapy, your dentist will give you instructions to the next step. That consists on place a crown or other restoration on the tooth to protect it.

Step 1

The dentist will take a radiograph of the tooth using X-rays

Step 2

The dentist opens the crown of the tooth to start removing the caries

Step 3

Cleaning the pulp from pulp chamber and root canals

Step 4

Filling of the root canals with a biocompatible material

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