Endodontics at Gary L. Griffin, DMD
Serving Endodontic Patients in St. Matthews, Kentucky
Dr. Griffin is considered one of the most proficient endodontists in St. Matthews, Kentucky. Endodontic treatment at Gary L. Griffin, DMD relieves dental pain and saves your teeth. During root canal treatment, Dr. Griffin will carefully remove the pulp inside of a tooth, clean, disinfect, and shape the root canal, and then place a filling to seal the space. It’s a simple procedure that will relieve tooth pain caused by infection. Here at Gary L. Griffin, DMD, we look forward to serving endodontic patients from St. Matthews, Kentucky, as well as the surrounding area.
What Are the Symptoms of an Infected Tooth?
When the root of a tooth becomes badly infected, it causes extreme pain. You’ll notice the pain when you bite down or chew. You may also have a painful sensation when you drink hot or cold liquids, which can linger for a time. Some patients in need of endodontic treatment have small, pimple-like bumps on their gums when they come in for their consultation. These are all common signs of a tooth with an infected root.
What Endodontic Procedures Does Dr. Griffin Provide?
After completing dental school, an aspiring endodontist must go on to receive years of additional training. Endodontists focus exclusively on treatments of dental pulp. Dr. Griffin has been trained and is proficient in many root canal procedures and endodontic treatments, including:
- Cracked Teeth
- Internal Bleaching
- Post & Core
- Pulp Regeneration
- Root Canal Therapy
- Root Canal Retreatment
- Root Resorption
- Traumatic Injuries
- Vital Pulp Therapy/Pulpotomy
How Can Gary L. Griffin, DMD Help?
If you are near St. Matthews, Kentucky and would like a consultation to find out if endodontic treatment will help, please give us a call at 502.473.1800 or send us a quick email. We love serving our community and would be honored to serve you.