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Endodontic Microsurgeries

Precision Refined, Endodontic Microsurgeries for Lasting Dental Restoration.

Understanding Endodontic Microsurgery: A Professional Overview

Endodontic microsurgery, also known as apical microsurgery or periradicular surgery, is a specialized procedure performed by skilled endodontists to address certain conditions that cannot be effectively treated through conventional root canal therapy. This advanced surgical technique involves using high-powered magnification and specialized instruments to precisely access and treat the root tip (apex) of the tooth, as well as the surrounding tissues.

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Endodontic microsurgery is typically recommended in cases where a persistent infection, a cyst, or a granuloma is present at the root tip, or when there are complex anatomical challenges that hinder successful non-surgical treatment. During the procedure, the endodontist carefully removes the infected or damaged tissue, repairs any underlying issues, and seals the root canal to promote healing and prevent future infection.

With the aid of state-of-the-art microscopes and microsurgical techniques, endodontists can achieve exceptional precision and maximize the success rate of the procedure. This minimally invasive approach offers numerous benefits, including reduced post-operative discomfort, faster healing times, and a higher likelihood of preserving the natural tooth.

If you require endodontic microsurgery, our experienced team at Indianapolis Endodontics is here to provide you with the highest standard of care. Contact us to schedule a consultation and learn more about how this specialized procedure can effectively address your dental needs.

Am I a Good Candidate for Treatment?

Endodontic microsurgery is a specialized approach that is often recommended for patients who have undergone previous root canal treatments but continue to experience persistent infections. In cases where conventional treatment methods have not effectively resolved the infection, or when multiple retreatments have been unsuccessful, endodontic microsurgery offers a viable alternative to tooth extraction.

By utilizing advanced surgical techniques and precision instruments, endodontic microsurgery aims to eliminate the source of infection and save the natural tooth. This procedure provides a valuable opportunity to address complex cases where traditional treatment approaches have reached their limits.

At Indianapolis Endodontics, our skilled team of professionals is experienced in performing endodontic microsurgery, allowing us to provide tailored solutions to meet your specific needs. Contact us to schedule a consultation and explore the possibilities of this advanced treatment option.