Endodontic Retreatment | Carson City, NV

Carson City Endodontics, Dr. Lingard or Dr. Pittel

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.

Are You Suffering From Pain After An Endodontic Procedure?

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Inflamed Tissue
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Filling Removed
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Canals Cleaned
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Root Material Placed
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Filling Restored
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Healed Tooth

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.

Read Our Patient Testimonials

Carson City Endodontics

5 out of 5 stars based on 724 Root Canal Therapy reviews.

Patient Review By Jan K

I wish all my medical care could be as prompt and thorough as Carson City Endodontics. My root canal went very smoothly, and I had absolutely no discomfort or pain later in the day following the procedure, or the next day.

- Jan K

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Patient Review By mark v

best I've ever experienced in the medical field

- mark v

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Patient Review By Theresa R

I was very pleased with my service. My tooth was being very difficult and I kept feeling pain throughout my procedure and he was very good about stopping and taking care of it before he moved on. I have a very low pain tolerance so I appreciated his attention to that very much.

- Theresa R

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Patient Review By Dennis J

My root canal went as good as it could possibly have gone. There was absolutely no pain. Even getting the shot to numb my teeth was only a little uncomfortable. The doctor seemed to be very careful and precise. I am very pleased with every aspect of the treatment.

- Dennis J

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Patient Review By Phil O

2nd visit here and again a great experience. Friendly and courteous staff. Excellent Dr with a friendly and professional demeanor.

- Phil O

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Patient Review By Michael A

I’m very happy to have been referred to Carson city endodontics. I would easily recommend them to anyone who needs their services

- Michael A

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Patient Review By Mike C

Absolutely no pain or discomfort during the root canal procedure. Even the anastetic injections were only a very slight pinch. That barely lasted a second. The procedure was complete in a very short time. Results are excellent.

- Mike C

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Patient Review By Laura Z

Overall great experience and they even helped me with my anxiety issues with dental procedures. They made it so much easier!

- Laura Z

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Patient Review By Nik K

Very painless and quick

- Nik K

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Patient Review By Barbara S

Would definitely come back

- Barbara S

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