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Endodontics

Endodontic treatment is most often referred to as a root canal procedure. It helps eliminate infection and pain when a tooth is diseased.

Endodontics – Why It’s Important?

Endodontics is beneficial to save an infected or diseased tooth. Here at Tiger Smile Family Dentistry, we recommend endodontic treatment when the pulp of the tooth is inflamed or infected due to reasons such as deep tooth decay, traumatic injuries, cracks, bite disorders, and gum disease. Severe pain and tooth abscesses may develop when the condition is left untreated for a long time.

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The Major Signs That You Need Endodontic Treatment

Even though symptoms are always not present, there are some signs that you may notice that may signify that you need this treatment. In case there are no symptoms present, your dentist will perform a thorough dental examination to diagnose the condition.

Here are some of the common signs of pulp infection:

  • Prolonged tooth pain and sensitivity to heat and cold
  • Tender lymph nodes
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Tenderness when chewing
  • Swelling in the nearby gums
  • Bad breath

What To Expect After The Procedure?

The tooth may feel sensitive for the first couple of days after completing the treatment. Tissue inflammation is natural during such periods. You can take an over the counter pain medication such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen to control the sensitivity. Most patients can return to their normal day to day activities the next day following the procedure.

You should minimize chewing food using the affected tooth for a few days. This will prevent the fragile tooth from breaking before it is fully restored. You should brush, floss, and use a mouthwash as you regularly would once the treatment is completed. You should also make it a point to visit the dentist at normal scheduled intervals.

Our professionals are ready to provide safe and effective methods for endodontic treatments and other recommended dental services.

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Baton Rouge Endodontics

429 E Airport Ave Suite 3, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-412-7996 – Monday & Wednesday – 8am to 5pm
Tuesday & Thursday – 7am to 3pm
Friday to Sunday – Closed

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Monday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday:
7:00am - 3:00pm
Friday:
Closed
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