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Midwood Root Canals

Midwood Root Canals

When the nerves within your teeth, also referred to as the pulp, is infected due to blunt trauma, gum disease, or untreated cavities, root canal therapy is the best chance you have of saving the tooth from extraction. Though many patients may argue that simply removing a deeply infected tooth is easier and less expensive than receiving a root canal, it’s important to remember there are dangers to living with a missing tooth! A dentist only performs a tooth extraction when all other avenues of restoration have been explored, since there is not dental appliance that rivals your natural teeth is strength, durability, or resilience. So if your dentist recommends you receive a root canal, know that this one simple procedure, which is performed on a daily basis by Dr. Michael Feinberg with a high degree of success. It will save you from a painful tooth extraction and the arduous process of receiving a dental implant to replace that missing tooth. With Midwood root canal therapy, the infected portions of the tooth are removed and cleansed, allowing for a full recovery of the previously infected tooth, including its functionality.

Midwood Brooklyn Endodontics

Midwood Brooklyn Endodontics

Root canal therapy is often conducted in several sessions with Midwood endodontist, Dr. Michael Feinberg. Before the procedure, your tooth will be numbed and your doctor will gain access to the inside of your tooth to clean and eliminate the infected pulp, nerves, and bacteria. Once your tooth is thoroughly cleansed, it will be sealed with a permanent filling. In addition, it should be capped with a dental crown to secure the teeth and prevent it from breaking.

There are several warning signs that you’ll need a root canal with Dr. Feinberg. This includes an abscess on the gum area, excessive sensitivity to hot and cold, severe tooth pain, and inflammation. However, sometimes no symptoms exist, in which case, our endodontists will be able to examine the health of your teeth through oral x-rays and an oral evaluation.

Midwood Endodontists
1718 East 17th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718-355-9939

Endodontist in Midwood

Endodontist in Midwood

A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, with over 14 million people receiving one every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need for tooth extraction and expensive tooth restorations like dental bridges. However, this easy dental procedure should always be performed by a Midwood endodontic specialist like Dr. Michael Feinberg whose two Brooklyn practices are limited to endodontics. Though many general dentists offer endodontic services, they do not have the expertise and training that a licensed endodontist does.

Many people don’t know much about root canals, except that they never want to hear that they need one and that they are supposedly extremely painful procedures. Midwood root canal specialist, Dr. Feinberg is here to tell you that a root canal is an extremely useful and highly successful treatment, meant to save your natural teeth.

Brooklyn Painless Root Canals

Brooklyn Painless Root Canals

At the center of your tooth exists the pulp, a collection of blood vessels that helps build the surrounding tooth. An infection to the pulp, caused by trauma to the tooth, deep decay, cracks or repeated dental procedures can cause pain and sensitivity in the tooth and gums. This infection will need to be treated with a root canal to eliminate and remove the diseased pulp. The root canal system, which leads to the pulp, will be thoroughly cleaned and sealed to prevent re-infection. Root canal therapy is a gentle procedure that is 90% successful in most cases and performed under local anesthesia. Following a root canal with Midwood endodontist, Dr. Feinberg, a record of your treatment will be sent to your primary dentist and a dental cap or another restoration will be placed over the tooth for added protection.

Still not convinced that root canals are a better alternative to tooth extraction? Root canals are significantly more cost-effective than tooth removal and replacement with an artificial tooth. In the end, a root canal will cause less discomfort, cost less money, and require less visits to the dentist. Learn more about root canal therapy by visiting Midwood endodontist, Dr. Michael Feinberg in Brooklyn.

Midwood Root Canal Specialist
1335 54th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
718-618-4947