ROOT CANALS IN WALDORF, MD

Save your tooth and get out of pain!

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WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL?

A treatment used to remove pain-causing infection from inside your tooth.

If your tooth is severely decayed or has an infection, you may need root canal therapy.

A root canal treatment removes your tooth’s pulp, the soft tissue inside your tooth, to prevent infection from spreading to other parts of your body and to save the healthy parts of your natural tooth.

Common signs you need a root canal include:

  • Pain when eating or applying pressure
  • Darkening tooth color
  • Sensitivity to hot or cold
  • Tender or swollen gums

At the Silberman Dental Group, we offer complete root canal treatment in one visit, so you can get out of pain and save your tooth before it’s too late.

SINGLE-VISIT ROOT CANALS

Extreme tooth pain? That's a root canal symptom!

There’s a common misconception that root canal procedures are painful. But the truth is, the infection inside your tooth is what causes severe tooth pain, which can result in an emergency root canal (and more money) if left untreated.

That’s why our restorative dentists offer complete root canal treatment in one visit. In fact, many patients state they felt immediate pain relief following the appointment.

What are the steps for a root canal?

Here’s a general overview of single-visit root canals in Waldorf, MD:

  • Numb your tooth: We’ll make sure you are comfortable and do not feel pain.

  • Remove the infection: We’ll create a small opening in your tooth to access and remove the pulp along with bacteria, decayed nerve tissue, and debris. Then we will thoroughly clean and disinfect it. There is no feeling during this process, and it’s ok to fall asleep if you get bored.

  • Fill and seal your tooth: We’ll fill your pulp chamber to prevent reinfection of your tooth. Once it’s safe, we will seal the opening.

  • Restore your tooth: In most cases, you will need a crown placed over your tooth to restore its appearance and functionality. Dr. Paul Silberman and Dr. Daniel Barakh use CEREC technology to create new crowns in one appointment. It will look and feel just like a natural tooth!

SAME-DAY ROOT CANALS

Extreme tooth pain? That's a root canal symptom!

There’s a common misconception that root canal procedures are painful. But the truth is, the infection inside your tooth is what causes severe tooth pain, which can result in an emergency root canal (and more money) if left untreated.

That’s why our restorative dentists offer same-day root canals. In fact, many patients state they felt immediate pain relief following the appointment.

What are the steps for a root canal?

Here’s a general overview of same-day root canals in Waldorf, MD:

  • Numb your tooth: We’ll make sure you are comfortable and do not feel pain.

  • Remove the infection: We’ll create a small hole in your tooth to access and remove the pulp along with bacteria, decayed nerve tissue, and debris. Then we will thoroughly clean and disinfect it.
  • Fill and seal your tooth: We’ll fill your pulp chamber to prevent reinfection and support the structural integrity of your tooth. Once it’s safe, we will seal the hole.
  • Restore your tooth: In most cases, you will need a crown placed over your tooth to restore its appearance and functionality. Dr. Paul Silberman and Dr. Daniel Barakh use CEREC technology to create new crowns in one appointment. It will look and feel just like a natural tooth!

ROOT CANAL VS. EXTRACTION

See why patients and dentists recommend root canals instead of extracting your tooth.

It's Cheaper

An extraction may appear cheaper up front, but it will cost you more to replace your tooth, and the problems that come with missing a tooth can be costly. Therefore, root canals are cost-effective long-term!

Keeps Your Smile Intact

Instead of removing your tooth, a root canal restores your tooth’s function, preserves your jaw bone structure, protects your oral and overall health, and allows you to eat and talk without pain or embarrassment.

Natural-Looking

Having an extracted tooth can hinder your self-esteem. With a root canal treatment, you can feel confident knowing our cosmetic dentists will customize your crown to blend in with your surrounding teeth seamlessly.

Less Pain (If Any!)

Root canal patients are six times more likely to describe the procedure as painless compared to those who have an extraction… This text opens a new tab to this fact source, the American Association of Endodontists website…. Some patients have even fallen asleep during the procedure!

“ONE APPOINTMENT”

‘‘Both a dentist and an endodontist told my wife she couldn't save her molar. Dr. Silberman was able to make her a CEREC (ceramic) crown in one appointment and saved the tooth. He is wonderful with patients, explains everything, and is very reassuring. Can't say enough positive things about him and his staff.’’

Maurice K. (Actual Silberman Patient)

‘‘These guys are great! I went through a nightmare of a root canal at another dentist, so I was terrified. They did wonderful. Kept me calm, completed it in half the time of the previous one! So happy I found them!’’

Janice C. (Actual Silberman Patient)

‘‘The Silberman team are not only expert dentists but also artists. I experienced a cleaning, being educated on effective dental hygiene, as well as a complicated root canal. There was no pain, and the computer-designed permanent crown that they made in a matter of minutes fit perfectly the first time, also very natural-looking. Thanks for being there for me, Silberman team. I will return!’’

Richard M. (Actual Silberman Patient)

FAQS ABOUT ROOT CANALS IN WALDORF, MD

Consult our FAQs below or give us a call at 301-885-2505.
  • Is getting a root canal painful?

    No! Getting a root canal can actually get you out of pain.

    One big reason why our patients say they have the “best dentist in Waldorf” is because we sincerely care about you. We understand getting a dental procedure like a root canal may be intimidating, which is why we:

    • Listen to your needs and concerns, and remember them each time you visit.
    • Personalize your treatment plan to fit your needs, budget, timeline, etc.
    • Offer free consultations and second opinions so that you can feel confident in your decision!
    • Use modern technology to save you time and money, eliminate pain, and give you longer-lasting results.
    • And more!

    As a patient of the Silberman Dental Group, you’ll quickly see how we earn your trust by making your dental experience all about you!

  • How long does a root canal take?

    At our Waldorf dental office, we complete root canal procedures in one visit, which takes between 1 to 1.5 hours.

    If you need a new crown, we can also complete that in one visit. Dr. Silberman was one of the first dentists in the Waldorf, MD area to offer CEREC® same-day crowns

  • Do I need a crown after a root canal?

    If your tooth is a premolar or one of your back teeth, you will likely need a crown after a root canal. Why?

    Capping your tooth with a crown will:

    • Keep it intact.
    • Block it from chipping or cracking.
    • Help prevent decay, infection, or damage.
    • Give you full function – like eating your favorite foods again!

    If you have questions about needing a crown after a root canal, give our office a call: 301-885-2505.

  • How much does a root canal and crown cost?

    Root canal costs can vary depending on your situation. If you have dental insurance, your policy will likely include coverage for this treatment.

    To find out exactly how much your root canal procedure and dental crown will cost, … This text opens a new tab to schedule an appointment with us…schedule a complimentary visit with us.

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ROOT CANALS IN WALDORF, MD

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