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Downtown Manhattan Endodontic Treatment

Downtown Manhattan Endodontic Treatment

Receive Endodontic Treatment at our Multi-Specialty Manhattan Dental Practice

General and Specialty Dentists in Downtown Manhattan

General and Specialty Dentists in Downtown Manhattan

Years and years ago, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, you’d probably lose that tooth. However, with Endodontic treatment performed at Dental Specialty Associates in Manhattan you can save that tooth. Endodontics is a specialist sub-field of dentistry that focuses on the pulp of the tooth and the tissue around it. This field focuses on the inside of the teeth, which is where the tooth is actually living and must be treated accordingly. Endodontists are familiar with how to stabilize and protect the sensitive and important innards of your teeth. Through root canals and other procedures, endodontists Dr. Cho and Dr. Foroughi at Dental Specialty Associates can extend the life of or heal hurt or decaying teeth, thus giving you a healthier mouth.

When you look at your teeth in the mirror, you see the crown. The remainder of your tooth, the portion beneath the gum line, is the root. The outer portion of the root is a hard tissue called dentin and the inside channel, or “root canal” is a pulp of soft tissue, blood vessels and nerves. The “root canal” is responsible for forming the surrounding dentin and enamel during tooth development.

Endodontic treatment is necessary when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. This results most commonly from deep cavities called caries, repeated dental procedures, cracks or chips. If pulp inflammation or infection goes untreated, it can cause pain or lead to an abscess.

You may need Endodontic treatment if you experience:

  • prolonged sensitivity to heat or cold
  • discoloration of the tooth
  • swelling or tenderness of the tooth
  • swelling or tenderness of adjacent gums

Endodontic treatment helps save your tooth by removing the diseased portion of the tooth, in this case, the pulp. Additionally, it prevents further infection because an Endodontist will carefully clean and shape the canal system and then permanently sealing the prepared space. The outer surface is then sealed with a temporary restoration, however, a permanent restoration must be placed to protect your tooth against fracture and recontamination.

An Endodontist is a dentist that has undergone a minimum of two years of additional postgraduate training, which allows them to deal with dieases of the dental pulp and supporting structures, as well as diagnose facial pain and related problems. The Endodontic specialists, Dr. Cho and Dr. Foroughi at our multi-specialty dental practice on Broadway in Downtown Manhattan aim to save the patient’s natural teeth by restoring dental health and function.

We offer the following endodontic services:

  • Diagnostic Services: The initial differential diagnosis of a patient’s chief complaint is among the keys to successful treatment. Our endodontists use extensive experience and the most state-of-the-art tools available anywhere to diagnose your condition. Successful endodontic treatment is dependent on an accurate diagnosis. At Dental Specialty Associates, we take pride is our diagnostic prowess.
  • Root Canals: We perform root canals on anterior, premolar and molar teeth. We use the latest rotary root canal technology. This allows us to minimize office visits and makes the root canal experience much more comfortable and predictable.
  • Tooth Avulsion is the most severe of tooth luxation injuries. The tooth is completely displaced from the alveolar bone (the bone containing the tooth sockets). We will try to salvage the lost tooth.
  • Toothache: Common dental causes of toothache include dental cavities, dental abscess, gum disease or eruption. A comprehensive exam by our endodontist can help determine the cause of the toothache and the appropriate treatment.

Visit Downtown Manhattan Dental Specialty Associates, a unique multi-specialty dental practice that offers services in oral surgery,  periodontics,  endodontics, and  orthodontics/pedodontics,  all under one roof. Call 646-525-4822 for an appointment today!

Manhattan Dental Office

Manhattan Dental Office

How others feel about someone is often affected by their smile. We love to transform faces with beautiful smiles.  One of our greatest rewards is hearing stories of new jobs or relationships that were made possible by a new confidence that comes with a new smile.  Welcome to Dental Specialty Associates in Manhattan! Our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their dental health. We take the time to explain treatment options with our patients. We feel this will lead to a trusting doctor patient relationship.  We’ve seen it all and are glad to tell you it’s never too late to turn your dental health around. There’s no need to be embarrassed any more. We can help.  Established in New York City Downtown, Dental Specialty Associates provides complete care for all your dental needs.  Our modern office is equipped with the latest technology for the ultimate in comfort and treatment .

Along with diagnostic and preventive treatment programs, our services also include:

Oral Hygiene Care
Dental Cleaning
Sedation Dentistry
Crowns & Bridges
Tooth Extractions
Wisdom Tooth Extractions
Root Canal Treatment
Dental Implants
Nightguards & Mouthguards
Tooth Whitening
Orthodontics & Retainers
Veneers & Lumineers
Computerized Shade Matching

Pediatric Dental Care in Manhattan NY

We are committed to making your child’s first dental visit a pleasant and comfortable one. We understand the importance of establishing a good oral hygiene regimen early in a child’s life, and we provide children with the necessary knowledge and treatment to maintain a healthy smile. There is no doubt…your child’s path to optimum dental health starts here!   If a dental emergency occurs during normal office hours please call the office as soon as possible. If your emergency occurs after normal office hours, call one of the phone numbers below and you will hear the emergency telephone number. We make sure our routine patients always have access to an emergency contact number after hours.

So call today at 646-525-4822