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Monday: 9:00 am – 7: 00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 7: 00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 7: 00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 7: 00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 7: 00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 7: 00 pm
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Root Canal therapy or Non-Surgical Endodontic Therapy In Chicago

It used to be called a "root canal" until the American Association of Endodontists redesignated it "Non-surgical Endodontic Therapy." It is the same thing, same basic process, same materials. Instrumentation, irrigation and filling techniques have changed enough to have alleviated a lot of the "experiences" folks used to have with "root canal" treatment so the specialty decided to give the procedure a new name.

Why Do I Need It?


The pulp, or soft inner tissue is important during the tooth's development. Once a tooth is fully mature, the tooth can survive without the pulp because the tooth is nourished by tissues surrounding it. The pulp is normally surrounded and protected by a layer of dentin.

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