Endodontic Retreatment | Carson City, NV
Carson City Endodontics, Dr. Lingard
With the appropriate care, your teeth that have had endodontic treatment will last as long as other natural teeth.
Yet, a tooth that has received treatment may fail to heal or pain may continue to exist. Sometimes, the pain may occur months or years after treatment.
If so, Endodontic Retreatment may be needed.
Improper healing may be caused by:
- Curved or narrow canals that were not treated during the initial treatment.
- Complicated canals that went undetected during the initial treatment.
- The crown or restoration was not placed within the appropriate amount of time following the procedure.
- The crown or restoration that did not prevent saliva from contaminating the inside of the tooth.
Root Material Placed
In some cases, new problems can influence a tooth that was successfully treated:
- New decay can expose a root canal filling material, causing infection.
- A cracked or loose filling or crown can expose the tooth to new infection.
Once retreatment has been selected as a solution to your problem, the doctors will reopen your tooth to gain access to the root canal filling material. This restorative material will be removed to enable access to the root canal. The doctors will now clean your canals and carefully examine the inside of the problematic tooth. Once cleaned, the doctors will fill and seal the canals and place a temporary filling in the tooth.
At this point, you will need to return to your dentist as soon as possible in order to have a new crown or restoration placed on the tooth to restore full functionality.
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Carson City Endodontics
Patient Review By Sonia
Patient Review By Carol N
Very friendly staff
- Carol N
Patient Review By Kevin T
The Dr. and Damaris were wonderful! They made feel totally relaxed during the whole procedure. I’m very happy coming here! Thank you.
- Kevin T
Patient Review By Doug O
Very enjoyable experience and I highly recommend Dr Lingard for your dental treatment.
- Doug O
Patient Review By Greg R
Very good. Absolutely painless
- Greg R
Patient Review By Velda W
Best dental experience I have ever had
- Velda W
Patient Review By Rocio M
From the time I called to schedule to my appointment and checkout everyone was amazing. I would highly recommend. Great staff and atmosphere.
- Rocio M
Patient Review By Stephanie G
Very easy on me, I was nervous but it flew by and was for the most part painless
- Stephanie G
Patient Review By Kelsye C
Laura was very helpful and friendly getting me in quick and Nancy was very sweet. Doctor Lingard was very nice and courteous and made sure I was comfortable and not in pain. I would definitely come back and would recommend to family and friends.
- Kelsye C
Patient Review By Nancy H
Super pleased with my visit & treatment. Everyone was amazing, especially the doc. Everyone made me feel at ease over the whole thing-️
- Nancy H