Beltline Family Dentistry
750 East Beltline Ave. NE
Suite 203
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Phone: (616) 957-4700
Fax: (616) 957-1605
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Endodontics

An endodontist is a specialist in the area of soft tissue inside the tooth. Endodontists, who perform root canals, receive advanced education after graduating from dental school and typically only deal with endodontic-related problems.

A common misconception is that a root canal is an uncomfortable procedure. Actually, root canals are similar to having a cavity filled, producing minimal discomfort.

Common causes for the need of endodontic treatment:

  • Inflamed/infected tooth pulp
  • Severe sensitivity to hot and cold elements
  • Tooth decay
  • Chipped or broken tooth
  • Blow to the tooth
  • Swelling or tenderness near the infected tooth
  • Repeated dental procedures on a tooth

Please contact our office for an evaluation if you experience any of the symptoms above.

  
David G. Hudson, DDS | Matthew D. Hudson, DDS
750 East Beltline Ave. NE, Suite 203, Grand Rapids, MI 49525    (616) 957-4700
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