975 N. Ten Mile Drive, Suite E5
Frisco, CO 80443
Phone - 970.455.8131

7373 W. Jefferson Ave., Suite 404
Lakewood, CO 80235
Dr. Cherie A. Brown, D.D.S., M.S. - 303.986.2212
Dr. Tony C. Kardelis, D.D.S., M.S. - 303.986.2765

Endodontics

Causes of a Root Canal
Root canals are necessary when a cavity that has been left untreated becomes larger. Once the cavity reaches the pulp of the tooth, an infection forms at the base of the root canal, causing an abscess. This abscess is generally painful and will need to be removed.

The doctors at Denver Dental Specialties, PLLC know that serious tooth decay can often lead to a root canal. A root canal may be needed if the decay has reached the tooth's nerve. Essentially, a root canal involves cleaning out a tooth's infected root, then filling and sealing the canal.

Root Canal Procedure:
1) An opening is made through the crown of the tooth into the pulp chamber.
2) The pulp is removed, and the root canals are cleaned, enlarged and shaped.
3) The infected area is medicated.
4) The root canals are filled.
5) The crown opening is filled with a temporary.

If you are experiencing severe tooth pain, you may need a root canal. The only sure way to know is to call our Lakewood, CO dental office at 303-986-2212 and setup an appointment with one of the doctors.

Office Hours/Lakewood

  • Monday:
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Office Hours/Frisco

  • Tuesday:
  • Friday:
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Contact Info
Phone | 303-986-2212
Fax | 303-986-2767
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