Should I have a root canal or extract my tooth with a dead nerve?

Teeth with a dead nerve that have enough healthy bone support, enough tooth left to restore and there are no vertical fractures in the tooth, you will want to save the tooth with a root canal and a crown to restore the tooth. Your option is to extract the tooth and replace it with an implant and crown or a bridge or a removable partial denture. Committed to making a difference www.roderickgarciadmd.com 505-634-5029

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Do I Need A Dental Crown After A Root Canal?

Looking for more information on what a dental crown is because you think root canal therapy is in your near future? A dental crown is often placed over a tooth that has recently undergone a root canal. But, this is not always the case. The reason a dentist will decide to use a dental crown after…

Root Canals

Dr. Roderick Garcia has practiced Cosmetic and Family dentistry in Albuquerque since 1983. Dr. Garcia's practice is a full-service dental office including procedures such as root canals. Root canals are procedures that remove the nerve from a tooth that is infected, severely inflamed or has died. Teeth needing root canals may present in several ways:…

Seek Treatment For Dental Issues

Root canal treatment is not painful like the myths make people believe. Call us for details on the procedure.Root canal treatment removes the infected dental pulp within the tooth and leaves the natural tooth otherwise intact. We offer root canal treatment that is not nearly as painful as some believe it to be.Root Canal TreatmentAt…

Why Is It Important To Crown Your Tooth After A Root Canal?

Did you recently get a root canal or do you have one scheduled and you don’t know how long it will last? Last month we discussed some of the warning symptoms you may need a root canal. Now we are discussing the importance of a crown being placed after the procedure. Dr. Roderick Garcia provides…


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Dental Implant Restoration Procedure [Overview]

Dental Implant Restoration Procedure [Overview]

Dental implant restoration procedures have become quite popular in recent times due to their accurate outcomes. The use of implants within dentistry has allowed for the restoration and replacement of teeth that are in bad shape or even completely missing.Understanding what a dental implant restoration is and how it works can be helpful to someone…

Periodontal Disease And What It Means To You

Periodontal Disease And What It Means To You

Cosmetic and Family Dentist Roderick Garcia DMD has helped his patients achieve optimal oral health since 1983. Included in the dental services Dr. Garcia provides is periodontal(gum) scaling, root planing and periodontal maintenance. What is periodontal scaling and root planing? Periodontal scaling and root planing is a dental procedure that allows the dentist or dental…