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Root Canal Renaissance 2017-Donald H. DeForge, VMD-Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry-Silver Sands Veterinary-Centers for Oral

Donald H. DeForge, VMD
Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry
Silver Sands Veterinary Urgent Care
17 Seemans Lane
Milford, CT 06460
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Root Canal Renaissance 2017
Advancing Oral Technology in Endodontics

Root Canal Therapy is mainstream care in 2017.  Extractions are not always the correct treatment of choice when a non-invasive root canal can return your pet to a normal life within 48 hours post endodontic care.
Worn teeth, cracked or fractured teeth, discolored teeth affected by pulpitis; caries [cavities]; and teeth with other pathology of the endodontic system [the important canal within the tooth] can be root canal candidates.

A root canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth. The procedure involves removing the damaged area of the tooth (the pulp), cleaning and disinfecting it and then filling and sealing it. As stated above, the common causes affecting the pulp are a …