What is endodontics?

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that involves the study and treatment of the inside of your tooth, which consists of your tooth nerves and dental pulp. When decay reaches the dental pulp, a painful infection often occurs. If left untreated, the tooth nerves and dental pulp can become irrevocably damaged and the tooth dies and must be removed. Our goal at Creekside Dental Ellensburg is to save your tooth and your smile with root canal treatment.

What is a root canal?

Root canal treatment is an endodontic treatment used to restore the health and function of a damage tooth. Often called a root canal, root canal treatment involves removing all infected dental pulp and tooth decay. Drs. Packard and Packard, our caring dentists, work hard to ensure you are comfortable and they will walk through each step of the treatment process. During a root canal treatment, all damage is removed while your tooth is numbed with anesthetic. Your tooth is then filled with a medicated material and sealed with a filling or crown. A root canal in Ellensburg, Washington is fast and effective. In fact, root canal treatment takes only one or two visits to our office.

If you would like to schedule a time to meet with our skilled dentists, we invite you to call or visit our dental office today. We are excited to help improve your overall oral health.