Root Canals

Expert care by our in-house endodontist, Dr. Brian Lee.

Endodontics (Therapy for Root Canals )

Restoring the function and beauty of your damaged tooth.
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If the inner tissues of your tooth are infected or damaged, our endodontist, Dr. Brian Lee…Learn more about our dentist…, can perform a root canal to remove the affected pulp and restore your tooth.

Root canal therapy is often recommended to prevent extraction and extend the life of the tooth. Give us a call for more information about root canal therapy in Reston and Ashburn, Virginia, and to schedule your consultation at Virginia Dental Solutions.

What Is a Root Canal?

More than 40 years serving families in Reston and Ashburn, VA.

A 3D illustration of a root canals

Root canal treatment is a type of endodontic therapy that is often recommended if the tooth pulp and nerves become infected or damaged.

This may occur if injury or decay reaches deep into the tooth, past the outer enamel layer. When left untreated, this type of infection and disease may cause the tooth to die and necessitate tooth extraction.

To restore the health of the tooth and avoid the need for extraction, our skilled dentist will remove the infected and injured tissues from within the tooth, clean the tooth, and fill it with a medicated material. We will then cap the tooth with a restoration, such as a dental crown, to return the tooth to its original shape and structure.

In most cases, a root canal can be completed in only one or two comfortable visits to our office.

A 3D illustration of a root canals
Our Comfortable Care
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Root canal treatment has a reputation for being a painful treatment. In reality, however, root canal treatment can often be completed with minimal discomfort thanks to advanced techniques, tools, and anesthesia.

Our dentist, along with our entire dental team, works hard to provide you with a pleasant, comfortable experience each time you visit our office.

To learn more about root canals, we welcome you to contact us today. We are committed to restoring your smile’s health.

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