Root Canal Therapy

Root canals are necessary when the nerve of the tooth is injured by either a deep cavity or trauma to the tooth. The procedure involves getting the tooth numb and removing the nerve of the tooth and any diseased tooth structure.

Once healthy teeth have become infected or damaged, their nerves often die along with the teeth. Usually, the only way to save such an infected tooth is with root canal therapy.

delaware-ohio-dentist_RootCanalRoot canal therapy (also referred to as endodontic therapy) is the name given to the process of removing the tooth’s pulp, then cleaning all the infected tissue in the pulp chamber and root canal. Tiny files are used until all traces of the pulp are gone. Usually on the first visit the infected pulp is removed and the infected chamber is cleaned. Then medication is left in the pulp chamber for a period of a few weeks to eliminate all bacteria.

Provided all bacteria are eliminated, on the second visit the tooth can be sealed with a pink substance called gutta-percha, which prevents bacteria from getting to the root of the tooth again.

A crown will be fitted over the tooth so the structure of the tooth it is not compromised and its appearance remains the same.


Root canal treatments today are mostly painless and are recommended over the removal of a tooth.


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Office Information

Monday: 12pm-7pm
Tuesday: 12pm-7pm
Wednesday: By Appt
Thursday: 7pm-3pm
Friday: 8am-4pm
Saturday: By Appt Sunday: Closed

Phone:
(740) 417-9565

Address:
1012 St Route 521
Delaware, OH 43015



Testimonials

Mikkell P.

Mikkell P.

I am usually hard to get numb. Dr Sheth did it the first try and I barely felt a thing.
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2015-09-30T09:20:18+00:00
Mikkell P.
I am usually hard to get numb. Dr Sheth did it the first try and I barely felt a thing.
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Loni Linton

Super Happy with Delaware Smile Center!! Dr. Sheth is very nice and informative. He takes the time to answer any…
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2015-11-10T14:45:34+00:00
loni
Super Happy with Delaware Smile Center!! Dr. Sheth is very nice and informative. He takes the time to answer any questions you may have and makes sure your experience is a good one.
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Chriss Cawley

What did I like about it? Everything and Everyone there! Great staff, Great Dentist…I actually love going to the dentist…
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2015-11-10T14:50:05+00:00
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What did I like about it? Everything and Everyone there! Great staff, Great Dentist…I actually love going to the dentist now!! Good coffee too! Highly recommended.
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Harry Meade

After years of avoiding the dentist, I was confident booking another series of appointments thanks to this visit. I would…
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2015-11-10T14:51:16+00:00
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After years of avoiding the dentist, I was confident booking another series of appointments thanks to this visit. I would recommend this facility to anyone in need.
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