While root canals are the most commonly performed endodontic procedure, there are occasions where an endodontist would need to take a different approach to help save a tooth. If this is the case, you may hear your endodontist recommend an apicoectomy. This procedure, also known as a root-end surgery, is where the tooth’s root tip and surrounding tissue are removed. While this is a form of endodontic surgery, apicoectomies are microsurgical procedures, which means that they are minimally invasive.
At Access Endodontics in Howard County, we can relieve pain and restore the health of your teeth and gums through apicoectomies and other endodontic procedures. Contact our team today by calling 410.304.7226 or by reaching out to us online.