Root Canals

Root Canal Treatment at Infinity Smiles Dental Clinic in Flushing, NY

Experiencing tooth pain or sensitivity? A root canal could be the solution to relieve your discomfort and save your tooth. At Infinity Smiles Dental in Flushing, NY, we specialize in root canal treatment designed to treat tooth infections and preserve your natural teeth with minimal discomfort.

Call us at (718) 550-3541 or contact online to find out more about painless, effective root canal therapy in Flushing, Queens, and surrounding areas.

Understanding Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp, the soft tissue inside your tooth that contains nerves and blood vessels, becomes inflamed or infected. This can be caused by deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, or a crack or chip in the tooth. Symptoms may include severe pain, prolonged sensitivity to heat or cold, and discoloration of the tooth.

Our Root Canal Procedure

  • Diagnosis: Our initial step is a thorough examination using digital X-rays to determine the extent of the infection.
  • Anesthesia: To ensure your comfort, the area around the tooth is numbed with local anesthesia.
  • Pulp Removal: An opening is made in the crown of the tooth to access and remove the infected or inflamed pulp.
  • Cleaning and Shaping: After removal, the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and shaped, preparing it for a filling.
  • Filling the Canal: The cleaned and shaped canals are filled with a biocompatible material and sealed with adhesive cement to prevent bacteria from entering.
  • Restoration: After the root canal, a crown or filling is placed to restore the tooth to full function.

Advanced Technology for Root Canal Treatment

Infinity Smile Dental is equipped with cutting-edge technology to enhance the effectiveness and comfort of your root canal treatment:

  • Digital X-Rays: Provides detailed images of your tooth's structure, helping to accurately diagnose and treat infections.
  • Rotary Endodontics: Electrically-powered instruments make the treatment faster and more comfortable than traditional methods.
  • 3D Imaging: Allows precise assessment of the tooth anatomy for better treatment planning.
  • Laser Endodontics: When done with the help of a Laser, root canal therapy is less aggressive, making it painless and decreasing postoperative complications such as swelling, bleeding, and pain.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.1 Is a root canal painful?

Modern techniques and anesthesia make root canal treatments virtually painless. Most patients report that the procedure is no more uncomfortable than having a filling placed. Every root-canal treatment requires local anesthesia but in some cases laser-assisted root-canal treatment helps minimize the need to give patients local anesthesia as it is a painless procedure.

Q.2 How long does the treatment take?

A typical root canal procedure can be completed in one or two appointments, depending on the condition of your tooth and your personal circumstances. Each session may last between 60 to 90 minutes.

What are the alternatives to a root canal?

The main alternative to a root canal is tooth extraction and or Implants. However, saving your natural tooth is usually the best option to maintain your oral health and avoid more costly replacements like implants or bridges.

Why Choose Infinity Smiles Dental for Your Root Canal Treatment?

  • Experienced Team: We are experienced in the latest technology, when it comes to root canal treatment. Whether it is a scan, Rotary motors, or Laser therapy, we are able to guide you with the right treatment for your root canal procedure.
  • Patient Comfort Focus: We prioritize making your experience as pain-free and comfortable as possible.
  • High Success Rate: Root canal treatments are highly successful, and we take every measure to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.

Schedule Your Root Canal Consultation

Don’t let tooth pain disrupt your life. Contact Infinity Smiles Dental today to schedule a consultation for root canal treatment, or visit our clinic at [Address]. We’re here to help you preserve your natural teeth and maintain a healthy smile.

Shall you suspect you need a root canal and local to Flushing or surrounding areas, contact us online today!

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  • Advanced Technology & Equipment
    Our office is equipped with the latest dental technology, to provide our patients with safe and comfortable treatments.
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    Our dentists have provided patients in the Flushing area with quality dental care since 1986.
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