Root Canal (No File)

A root canal is needed when the nerve of a tooth has become damaged by injury or infected by decay. This procedure saves the tooth and can help restore it to natural function.

Progression Of Decay

The process of tooth decay starts with plaque and bacteria building up on the tooth structure, creating acid.

Root End Surgery in Arlington, Virginia

Watch this short video on how root end surgery is performed.

Sometimes even after endodontic treatment (a root canal) has been performed on a tooth, some infection may remain at the end of the root.

Cracked Tooth

Sometimes teeth can develop cracks. Cracks can come from trauma or large fillings that over time weaken the rest of the tooth.

Root Canal

A root canal is needed when the nerve of a tooth has become damaged by injury or infected by decay. This procedure saves the tooth and can help restore it to natural function.