Root Canal Retreatment
Why Would I Need Retreteatment?
Occasionally, a previously treated tooth may need to be retreated. Root canal retreatment may be due to any of the following reasons:
Three steps to root canal retreatment:
Our endodontist will re-open the tooth to gain access to the root canal space. Any previous crown, post, or filling may need to be removed to gain access.
Our endodontist will examine and clean the canals within the tooth.
After cleaning the canals within the tooth (using PIPS in combination with the ER: YAG Laser) our endodontist will fill and seal the canals, placing a temporary filling in the tooth.