If you have a tooth that you are in danger of losing due to trauma or infection, you will want to see a dentist who specializes in endodontic care. Luckily, there is a highly-skilled endodontist in Flatbush – Michael Feinberg, DDS.
Dr. Feinberg’s practice is limited to endodontics, which specifically is the art of saving teeth. Dr. Feinberg specializes in root canal therapy. Our endodontist in Flatbush has over 35 years of experience in the field. He provides endodontic services for his patients in an environment that is pain and anxiety free. He is expertly trained in the most up-to-date endodontic techniques, to help ensure the most successful results for our patients. Our practice strives to exceed your expectations in terms of treatment success and providing a caring, relaxing atmosphere. Among the endodontic treatments offered at our practice are: diagnosis of oral pain; root canal therapy; endodontic retreatment; apicoectomies; and treatment of damaged or cracked teeth.
One of the most common forms of endodontic treatment required by our patients is root canal therapy. It is needed when the inside pulp of a tooth is decayed, infected or inflamed. This treatment can save your tooth and keep you from needing a dental implant or bridge. If you have a tooth that is sensitive to hot or cold, or pressure, you may well be in need of a root canal. During this procedure, the damaged pulp is removed and the interior root canal system is thoroughly cleaned and sealed. This is done using local anesthesia; it is usually completed in one visit but it may involve more. The tooth is usually saved in over 90% of the cases. When treatment is not successful and dues not heal as expected, a retreatment can be done that will involve removing the old root canal filling material and repeating the root canal therapy. Another common treatment performed by our endodontist in Flatbush is an apicoectomy. This surgical procedure, also known as a root end resection, involves removing infection from the root tip and surrounding tissue. This may be needed when root canal therapy is not successful in halting infection and inflammations. If you are in need of a great endodontist, contact us today at Dr. Feinberg’s office for an appointment. You owe it to yourself to take care of your dental pain, and hopefully save your valued tooth in the process.