Endodontics at Great Northern Dental Care
Serving Endodontic Patients in Kalispell, MT
In most cases, Dr. Jarvis refers patients to Flathead Endodontics for root canal treatment. Endodontists are specialists who have received several years of additional education to perform root canals and have specialized equipment to help them see the canals clearly.
In some cases, Dr. Jarvis will perform root canal therapy. During root canal treatment, Dr. Jarvis will carefully remove the pulp inside of a tooth, clean, disinfect, and shape the root canal, and then place a filling to seal the space.
What Are the Symptoms of an Infected Tooth?
When the root of a tooth becomes badly infected, it causes extreme pain. You’ll notice the pain when you bite down or chew. You may also have a painful sensation when you drink hot or cold liquids, which can linger for a time. Some patients in need of endodontic treatment have small, pimple-like bumps on their gums when they come in for their consultation. These are all common signs of a tooth with an infected root.
What Endodontic Procedures Does Dr. Jarvis Provide?
After completing dental school, an aspiring endodontist must go on to receive years of additional training. Endodontists focus exclusively on treatments of dental pulp. Dr. Jarvis has been trained and is proficient in many root canal procedures and endodontic treatments, including:
How Can Great Northern Dental Care Help?
If you are near Kalispell, MT and would like a consultation to find out if endodontic treatment will help, please give us a call at (406) 257-5696 or send us a quick email. We love serving our community and would be honored to serve you.