Boyden Dental - Pediatric & Family Dentist in Salt Lake City, Utah

3920 S. 1100 E. Suite 330 ~ Salt Lake City, Utah 84124 ~ 801-576-1799

Root Canal - Boyden Dental

Endodontic treatment, more commonly known as root canal therapy, is necessary when the pulp of your tooth becomes inflamed or infected. The inflammation or infection can have a variety of causes such as deep decay, repeated dental procedures on your tooth, or a crack or chip in the tooth. With proper care, an Endodontically treated tooth will function normally for years to come.

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 Tooth with a healthy root.

Tooth with a healthy root.

 After creating a small opening, very small instruments are used to clean and shape the root canal spaces.

After creating a small opening, very small instruments are used to clean and shape the root canal spaces.

 When decay or damage goes untreated it can result in an infection to the pulp chamber of the tooth

When decay or damage goes untreated it can result in an infection to the pulp chamber of the tooth

 The cleaned spaces are filled with a biocompatible material and specialized cement to ensure complete sealing of the root canals.

The cleaned spaces are filled with a biocompatible material and specialized cement to ensure complete sealing of the root canals.