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Root Canals Ask The Endodontist Corinne Scalzitti Question:
I have a large old filling in tooth #19. I am having pain and aching in the tooth.

Today the dentist told me I need a root canal and cap. My boss' friend's dentist says I should go to an endodontist.

Can the regular dentist do a root canal or should I seek out an endodontist? My dentist left the practice, so the dentist I am seeing now is new and I have never met him before today. ...Visitor from OH

Answer:
General dentists who perform root canal treatments are usually less expensive than a specialist and can be just as good in routine cases.

If you can confirm the new dentist does indeed have the experience needed for your treatment need, a specialist may not be required. Remember though, many dentists don't do root canals all day long while endodontists do.

In particular, they have the expertise and technologies (microscopy) at hand to successfully treat practically any root canal need.

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