Endodontic Procedures

At Lake Cumberland Endodontics PSC we focus on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp, the soft tissue that is inside the tooth.  Procedures include, but are not limited to endodontic treatment (root canal), endodontic retreatment and endodontic surgery (apicoectomy).

For additional information on The Cracked Tooth and Emergency Treatment for the Knocked Out Tooth, please visit The American Association of Endodontists web site.

Endodontic Treatment (Root Canal)

When the inside of your tooth is filled with diseased pulp and bacteria, root canal therapy is necessary.¬† Although your dentist received training in endodontic treatment… More >>

Endodontic Retreatment

Sometimes a tooth that has had an endodontic procedure does not heal or has a new problem develop. When this happens, even years after successful treatment, retreatment can save the natural tooth one more time… More >>

Endodontic Surgery (Apicoectomy)

Sometimes, after a tooth has had root canal therapy, disease remains in the bone surrounding the end of the root. This residual disease can be caused by cracks in the root tip, an inadequate seal, persistent… More >>