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 Root Canal Shape
Charlotte Dentist North Carolina NC

 Root Canal Dentist Charlotte NC North Carolina Holistic Biological Biocompatible 

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As my Charlotte NC area patients know, I do everything possible to avoid root canal therapy . The best way to avoid root canal therapy is to prevent root canal infections in the first place.

There are times however, when root canals become infected before we had the opportunity to prevent them. When this occurs, often times we can still avoid the need for a root canal procedure on the tooth.

Of course, in some cases a root canal is unavoidable and needs to be done if the tooth is not going to be extracted. If a patient decides to do a root canal in our Charlotte NC office, we then can perform a biological root canal with oxygen-ozone, a biocompatible sealer and a non-gutta percha filling material.

Root canal anatomy can compromise the immediate or long term success of root canal therapy. The three main concerns about root canal anatomy are dentinal tubules, accesory canals and the root canal shape

Basic tooth anatomy 

The following reveal how complex and convoluted root canal shape can be: