After Completion of Endodontic Treatment

Endodontic treatment has now been completed.The root canal system has been permanently sealed. However, the outer surface is sealed with a temporary restoration.Your tooth is more prone to fracture immediately after endodontic treatment. You should chew on the other side until your restorative dentist has placed a core build-up and a protective restoration, usually a crown.A permanent restoration must be placed to protect your tooth against fracture and decay. Please contact your restorative dentist for an appointment. A complete report of treatment will be sent to your restorative dentist. Included in your treatment is a follow-up examination to evaluate the progress of healing. This appointment will require only a few minutes and no additional fee will be charged for the first check-up visit.Our office will contact you to schedule this follow-up appointment.

If you have any questions, please call our office at (828) 386-1144.