Principles

More than 14 million teeth receive endodontic treatment each year. By choosing endodontic treatment, you are choosing to keep your natural teeth as a health foundation for chewing and biting for years to come.

Endodontists are dentists with special training in endodontic procedures. They do only endodontics in their practices because they are specialists. To become specialists, they complete dental school and an additional two years of advanced training in endodontics. They perform routine as well as difficult and very complex endodontic procedures. Endodontists are also experienced at finding the cause of oral and facial pain that has been difficult to diagnose.

The following information is a general overview of what a “Root Canal” entails. At your office visit, Dr. Bento Mosca will review in specific detail the reason for your referral.