Root Canal or Tooth Extraction? Which Do You Need?

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When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, a dentist and patient must make a choice of whether to attempt to save the tooth by performing a root canal or to extract the tooth. There are several factors that influence this decision: Is there infection in the surrounding bone? How much of the remaining tooth…

Get An Experienced Endodontist Utah County

Get An Experienced Endodontist Utah County

Dr. Jon Jensen has been treating infected teeth for years. He has additional training when it comes to root canal therapy and strives to help his patients avoid costly and painful dental surgery. Here is a list of common ailments and procedures that he has experience with: Cracked Teeth Avulsed Teeth (knocked out) Root Canal Therapy…

Experiencing Pain? Retreatment Of Root Canal May Be Needed

Retreatment Of Root Canal May Be Needed For Orem Residents

Why would you need a retreatment of your root canal? When an endodontist operates on your tooth, it is easy to forget that they are performing a procedure through an opening as small as a couple of millimeters – that’s about the size of a pea. There are times when your doctor will do everything right and yet…

Sedation Dentistry For Root Canal Surgery

Sedation Dentistry For Provo Residents Who Need Root Canal Surgery

So you need a dreaded root canal, but you have high dental anxiety. Sedation dentistry may be just the thing you need to relieve yourself of dental pain and dental anxiety. With oral conscious sedation, you can get dental procedures performed by your endodontist and not remember a single thing. Because you are in a more relaxed…