Root Canal Therapy

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Damage to your tooth, no matter how small, can result in an infection in the pulp. This can lead to discomfort, further oral health problems and even the loss of your tooth. If you are experiencing pain or sensitivity in one of your teeth, call 703-490-4666 for an appointment with our dentist. Dr. Humam Alathari and the team at Potomac Dental Care provide guided root canal therapy in Woodbridge, Virginia. This treatment can help ensure that the infection is removed and that your smile is kept intact.

Commonly called a root canal, root canal treatment is a type of endodontic therapy that is often recommended if the tooth pulp and nerves become infected or damaged. This may occur if injury or decay reaches deep into the tooth, past the outer enamel layer. When left untreated, this type of infection and disease may cause the tooth to die and necessitate tooth extraction. To restore the health of the tooth and avoid the need for extraction, our skilled dentist will remove the infected and injured tissues from within the tooth, clean the tooth, and fill it with a medicated material. We will then cap the tooth with a restoration, such as a dental crown, to return the tooth to its original shape and structure. In most cases, a root canal can be completed in only one or two comfortable visits to our office.

Root canal treatment has a reputation for being a painful treatment. In reality, however, root canal treatment can often be completed with minimal discomfort thanks to advanced techniques, tools and anesthesia. Our dentist and entire team work hard to provide you with a pleasant and comfortable experience each time you visit our office. To learn more about root canal treatment, we welcome you to contact us today. We are committed to restoring your smile’s health.

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Potomac Dental care

Located in: Potomac Professional Village
Address: 1912 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, VA 22191
Phone: (703) 490-4666