Root Canal Retreatment

Endodontic Retreatment

With the appropriate care, your teeth that have had endodontic treatment will last as long as other natural teeth. Yet, 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. Collier, Dr. Thomas or Dr. Powell may need to perform Endodontic Retreatment.

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.

Are You Concerned About an Improperly Healing Tooth?

Call Tuscaloosa Office Phone Number 205-650-4700 to schedule your consultation at Brookwood Endodontics.

tissue within a tooth can become infected
Inflamed Tissue
fillings may need to be removed to clean the root canals
Filling Removed
root canals are cleaned again to remove infection
Canals Cleaned
replacement filling is placed into the root canals after retreatment
Root Material Placed
a tooth is sealed with a filling to prevent future infection
Filling Restored
a tooth is restored after endodontic retreatment
Healed Tooth

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.

At this point, 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.

 
 

Brookwood Endodontics

5 out of 5 stars based on 71 Endodontic Retreatment reviews.

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Good experience

- Lavelle B

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The staff is always courteous and caring. Having a dental procedure makes many people a bit anxious. The Dr’s and staff take that anxiety away immediately and gets the procedure done in a timely fashion with no pain . I would highly recommend Brookwood Endo.

- Ann Y

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Treatment was very good.

- Takahiro S

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Would highly recommend to anyone needing this type of dental work

- Connie C

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Wonderful caring Dr. And staff!

- Cathy G

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Dr.Thomas and his nurse Beth were very nice, helpful and caring.

- Simona H

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I was pleasantly suprised that there was little pain associated with my procedure. Dr. Powell is very skilled with his craft. His assistant was awesome.

- Joyce W

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Great staff. Very comforting and dr. Thomas is absolutely the best

- Larry R

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Though I was experiencing extreme pain, the staff did everything possible and more to make sure I was as comfortable as I could be. I will return and recommend.

- Tracy H

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love you guys!

- Tina R

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It was a true delight, Dr.Thomas and his assistant Bailey were so kind and very imformative during the whole process of my retreatment. The office aslo sets you at ease which helps alot as well. I have already started passing the word about Dr. Thomas and Bailey, for people who may need to ever use a endodotics.

- Kerri B

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My son and I had a wonderful experience from the time we entered the office. The doctor was very nice and he and his staff were very thorough with explaining information to us.

- Celetrius H

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Excellent, professional service and staff

- John C

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Great exp. will def use again. Everyone was so caring

- Hariet W

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Five stars plus ⭐️

- Kathleen M

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Every staff member was so courteous and kind and went out of their way to make sure I was comfortable. Office was very clean and tidy. Would definitely recommend to others!

- Shelia M

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Love the staff and especially Dr. Collier..

- Tonja B

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If I had any expectations going into my treatment, they were all exceeded. Great experience! Thank you!!

- Lori Ann B

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I fully trust the Doctor and staff!

- Marc M

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This was my first time at this office and my experience was awesome!! The staff and the MD were very kind and caring. Highly recommended! I also loved the different bible verses posted throughout the rooms, which helped ease some anxiety of having dental work. Thank you all!

- Brittaney G

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