La repetición del tratamiento endodóntico

With the appropriate care, your teeth that have had endodontic treatment will last as long as other natural teeth. Todavía, a tooth that has received treatment may fail to heal or pain may continue to exist. Sometimes, the pain may occur months or years after treatment. If so, Dr. Bjarnason may need to perform La repetición del tratamiento endodóntico.

Improper healing may be caused by:

  • Curved or narrow canals that were not treated during the initial treatment.
  • Complicated canals that went undetected during the initial treatment.
  • The crown or restoration was not placed within the appropriate amount of time following the procedure.
  • The crown or restoration that did not prevent saliva from contaminating the inside of the tooth.
An example of a tooth with inflamed tissue
Inflamed Tissue
A visual of removing fillings from a tooth
Filling Removed
Una representación de un diente con sus canales limpiado
Canals Cleaned
An illustration of new root filling material placed into a tooth's canals
Root Material Placed
An example of a tooth's filling restored by new root canal filling
Filling Restored
A representation of a fully healed tooth by new root canal filling placed
diente curado

In some cases, new problems can influence a tooth that was successfully treated:

  • New decay can expose a root canal filling material, causing infection.
  • A cracked or loose filling or crown can expose the tooth to new infection.

Once retreatment has been selected as a solution to your problem, the doctors will reopen your tooth to gain access to the root canal filling material. This restorative material will be removed to enable access to the root canal. The doctors will now clean your canals and carefully examine the inside of the problematic tooth. Once cleaned, the doctors will fill and seal the canals and place a temporary filling in the tooth.

En este punto, you will need to return to your dentist as soon as possible in order to have a new crown or restoration placed on the tooth to restore full functionality.


Oakwood Endodoncia

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Patient Review By angela e

I would like to recommend Dr Spencer. On my initial visit he really put me at ease. I found him thorough, informative and knowledgeable about dental procedures. Dr. Spencer always asked if I had any questions and if I understood about all upcoming procedures that he was going to perform. I felt he was compassionate because after my oral surgery he called me the next day from San Antonio to check on me even though he was there on vacation with his family!! Dr. Spencer's personality reminds me of the doctors who long ago did house calls. I appreciate his whole team. They are exceptional, very professional and always provided excellent service the times I was there!

- angela e

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Patient Review By Michael

I saw some bad reviews on Yelp. Man, if you are seeing an Endodontist, you already have a problem usually with pain. Dr. Spencer Bjarnason was awesome. I've been to the endodontist three times. This was by far my most pleasant experience. Applied anesthetic prior to giving me the anesthetic shots. So I did not feel hardly any pain from the shots. Did this weird thing with my cheek that maybe distracted me or whatever, I just know it did not hurt. After the procedure both times Dr. Bjarnason followed up with me to ensure I was ok and was not experiencing any issues. On top of all that Dr. Bjarnason is former Navy. Former military, well trained, nice personality and chairside manner, AND best of all, he did not hurt me. What's not to like, well as much as you can like going to see an Endodontist. : ) I highly recommend Dr. Bjarnason if you must see the Endodontist. - Michael Dosier

- Michael

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Revisión paciente Por Mario M

El doctor y el personal era muy profesional y agradable. Una oficina muy agradable y limpio. Tuve una experiencia muy agradable además de necesitar un procedimiento desagradable.

- Mario M

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Revisión paciente por Jacky J

Muy profesional

- Jacky J

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Patient Review By Denise B

Overall Oakwood was a great place for treatment and we will highly recommend them to everyone!

- Denise B

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