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Root canal treatment in Hertfordshire

If you're suffering from an infected tooth and are looking for expert root canal treatment in Hertfordshire, our experienced team of dentists can help. We provide a high level of treatment and top quality care at affordable prices.

Our root canal team have over 38 years combined dentistry experience and are led by principal dentist Dr Urvi Shah (GDC No: 82417).

The key benefits...
Why choose us for root canal treatment

  • Highly skilled and experienced dentists
  • Competitively priced treatment
  • We aim is to save natural teeth wherever possible
  • Comfortable practice equipped with the latest technology
  • Friendly, experienced and patient-focused team
  • Opportunity to see a dentist with special interests in endodontics

Find out more about root canal treatment below...

Root canal treatment prices

To help keep this treatment as affordable as possible we ensure our prices are extremely competitive compared to other dentists near us in Hertfordshire.

Root Canal Procedure Cost
Incisors and canines (excludes fees for personalised files, xrays and fillings) From £250
Premolars (excludes fees for personalised files, xrays and fillings) From £290
Molars (excludes fees for personalised files, xrays and fillings) From £390
Root Canal - personalised set of files £40

The advantages of root canal treatment

Root canal treatment (also known as endodontics) is used to save a tooth when the internal pulp tissue has become infected. The procedure involves the cleaning out of the tooth canals and filling them with a special replacement material called gutta percha, before the tooth is securely sealed.

If the condition is left untreated then it can lead to the tooth having to be removed. At Hoddesdon Dental Surgery we aim to save natural teeth wherever possible.

Root canal treatment is generally more cost-effective than extraction in the long-term, as it avoids the need for a prosthetic replacement such as a dental implant.

About the procedure

At the first appointment, the infected pulp is removed along with any abscesses that may be present. The root canal is then cleaned and shaped in preparation for the replacement material.

A temporary filling is inserted and the tooth is left to settle. The tooth is checked at a later appointment and, if all the infection has cleared, it is permanently filled and sealed.

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