Endodontics & Root Canal Treatments in Montreal
Do you find yourself suffering from a relentless toothache? The key to your relief often lies in root canal treatment, a specialty where Dr. Wisdom truly excels. With an impressive track record of over 1200 successful root canal treatments, Dr. Wisdom’s expertise is second to none. Whether it’s your molar, premolar, canine, or incisor causing you discomfort, our team is here to rescue your tooth and restore its health. Our root canal procedures are not only highly effective but also remarkably swift and comfortable, offering you rapid relief from your pain.
What is a root canal treatment?
A root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat infected or damaged tooth pulp. It involves removing the pulp, cleaning the area, and sealing it. This helps relieve pain and save the natural tooth. Dentists perform root canals using local anesthesia to ensure a comfortable experience for the patient.
Root Canal Treatments in Montreal
Root canals are often prescribed to necrotic teeth or the ones with irreversible inflammation. They also can be prescribed if a tooth is fractured due to trauma. In two words: you get to preserve your natural tooth.
The first layer of the tooth, that you usually see and brush, is called enamel. The enamel covers a hard layer called dentin which contains, deep inside the tooth, the pulp. The pulp includes nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue which helps the tooth to grow during development. If the pulp is infected, due to deep caries, a trauma or other reasons, a root canal treatment is prescribed.
Signs and symptom of pulpal disease are:
- Exaggerated sensitivity to heat and cold
- Discoloration of the tooth
- Swelling and abcess
- Pain while chewing or pain in the gum
- A fistula – or pimple – on the gums
What is the root canal cost in Montreal?
In Montreal, the average cost of a root canal treatment typically falls within the range of $500 to $1500. However, it’s important to note that the actual cost can vary based on factors such as the complexity of your case and specific dental needs.
For a precise estimate tailored to your situation, we encourage you to contact Dr. Wisdom and our experienced team. We are dedicated to providing top-quality dental care at affordable rates, and we’re here to work with you to ensure your individual needs are met. Reach out to our office for a personalized quote and to learn more about the cost of root canal treatments in Montreal. Your dental health and comfort are our primary concerns, and we look forward to assisting you on your journey to a healthier smile.
How does our Montreal modern dentistry clinic help?
Having high-tech equipment, our dental center dentists perform root canal treatments like any other usual dental procedure: painless, fast and can be done in only 1 appointment!
Dr Wisdom uses the most advanced equipment to make your experience the most comfortable and seamless possible. However, the tooth can be sore after the procedure for a few days. Reach out to our office to schedule a consultation or ask questions about root canal treatment options offered at our Montreal clinic.
Montreal Endodontics Clinic
By keeping your natural tooth, you prevent misalignment of your teeth and loss of function. Known as an endodontic treatment, it involves removing infected or dead pulp from the tooth.
If left untreated, the abscess caused by root canals infections can lead to serious oral health problems. With:
Why choose a root canal treatment?
- More efficient chewing and normal bite
- More natural appearance of your tooth
- More natural biting sensation
- Prevent other teeth from over function and excessive wear
- Prevent untreated abscesses and serious complications and health problems due to untreated infections
A root canal consists of these 3 basic steps:
- 1st: Removal of the Infected Nerve
- 2nd: Sterilizing & Shaping the Canals
- 3rd: Sealing the Canals with Rubber-Like Material
What Can I expect after the Root Canal Procedure?
- Expect soreness in your tooth for a few days up to 2 weeks.
- Avoid chewing for a few days, stick to soft foods.
- Have a dental crown done, the teeth are generally less nourished and weaker after a root canal treatment. A crown will prevent your tooth from fracture.
Give our office a call to schedule an appointment for your root canal treatment with one of our experienced dentists.
Meet the Dentist: Dr. Ahmad Aoude
Dr. Ahmad Wisdom Aoude’s journey into dentistry was truly a family affair, shaped by a deep-rooted passion from a young age. He proudly earned his doctorate in dentistry from the renowned University of Montreal, but what truly sets him apart is his insatiable hunger for knowledge and skill enhancement. Dr. Aoude embarked on a remarkable educational journey, which included specialized training in conscious sedation, orthodontics, advanced Invisalign techniques, implantology, radiology, endodontics, and periodontics. His commitment to excellence extends to his active participation in both local and international dental conferences, including the prestigious GP Summit of Invisalign.
As a testament to his dedication, Dr. Aoude holds memberships in esteemed dental organizations such as the Association of Dental Surgeons of Quebec (ACDQ), the College of Dentists of Quebec (ODQ), and the Canadian Dental Association (ADC). What truly distinguishes him is his multidisciplinary approach to dentistry, where he seamlessly navigates general dentistry, Invisalign, orthodontics, implantology, dental esthetics, surgery, wisdom tooth extraction, endodontics (root canal treatments), periodontics, and sleep apnea therapy. Notably, he brings five years of expertise in Invisalign, orthodontics, implantology, surgery, prosthodontics, root canal treatments, and fillings, making him a trusted professional dedicated to delivering comprehensive dental care. Dr. Aoude’s accomplishments and commitment to his craft shine brightly in Montreal’s dental landscape.
Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canal Treatment in Montreal
Root canals are generally painless due to local anesthesia. You may experience mild discomfort afterward, but it’s manageable with over-the-counter pain relievers.
Yes, you can usually drive home after a root canal. The procedure’s effects on your ability to drive are minimal, but it’s wise to confirm with your dentist.
Most root canals are performed under local anesthesia, numbing the area. Sedation may be an option for anxious patients, but it’s not always necessary.
Antibiotics can temporarily alleviate infection symptoms, but a root canal is often required to remove the infection entirely and save the tooth.
Root canal healing times vary but often show improvement within a few days. Full recovery may take a few weeks to months, depending on individual factors.
After a root canal, avoid chewing on the treated tooth until it’s fully restored. Also, be cautious with hot foods and beverages, and follow your dentist’s post-treatment instructions.
You can typically eat once the numbness wears off, but stick to soft foods initially. Your dentist will provide specific dietary guidelines based on your case.
An infected root canal may require re-treatment or an apicoectomy. Prompt consultation with your dentist is crucial to address any signs of infection.
In most cases, a crown is recommended after a root canal to protect and strengthen the treated tooth. Your dentist will provide guidance based on your specific situation.
In some instances, minor tooth issues can be resolved with alternative treatments like fillings or extractions. However, a root canal is often necessary for extensive damage or infection.
After a root canal, the tooth is cleaned, disinfected, and sealed to prevent further infection. It can function normally with proper care and, in many cases, requires a crown for added protection.
Dental insurance plans may partially or fully cover root canal treatment, depending on your policy. It’s advisable to check with your insurance provider for specific coverage details.