“Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odont” is Greek for “tooth.” Endodontic treatment treats the inside of the tooth.
Root canal (or Endodontic) therapy refers to the process where your dentist treats (cleans and seals off) that space inside a tooth.
The objective of a root canal is keep your natural teeth as a healthy foundation for chewing and biting for years to come.
How does endodontic treatment save the tooth?
Your dentist removes the inflamed or infected pulp, carefully cleans and shapes the inside of the tooth, then fills and seals the space.
The Ontario province-wide shutdown will not affect services provided by dentists and dental hygiene. The office will be closed for holidays from December 23rd, 2020 and reopening on Monday January 4th at which point we will reopen for regularly scheduled appointments.
Blackburn Dental Center has gone beyond the recommended guidelines of our regulatory bodies to ensure the safety of our patients and staff:
Malgré le confinement en Ontario, les soins dentaires incluant l’hygiène continueront. La clinique sera fermée pour les fêtes jusqu’au 3 janvier. À partir du 4 janvier, la clinique sera ouverte normalement.
Votre clinique est allé au delà des exigences requises par les autorités gouvernementales: