Root Canal Therapy
Advanced Endodontic Associates, PA — Ocean Township, Freehold & Middletown, NJ
Endodontic Root Canals in Ocean Township, Freehold, & Middletown NJ
What is a root canal?
A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need of dental implants or bridges.
At the center of your tooth is pulp. Pulp is a collection of blood vessels that helps to build the surrounding tooth. Infection of the pulp can be caused by trauma to the tooth, deep decay, cracks and chips, or repeated dental procedures. Symptoms of the infection can be identified as visible injury or swelling of the tooth, sensitivity to temperature or pain in the tooth and gums.
If you experience any of these symptoms, your dentist will most likely recommend non-surgical treatment to eliminate the diseased pulp. This injured pulp is removed and the root canal system is thoroughly cleaned and sealed. This therapy usually involves local anesthesia and may be completed in one or more visits depending on the treatment required.
Success for this type of treatment occurs in about 90% of cases. If your tooth is not amenable to endodontic treatment or the chance of success is unfavorable, you will be informed at the time of consultation or when a complication becomes evident during or after treatment.
We use local anesthesia to eliminate discomfort. In addition, we will provide nitrous oxide analgesia if indicated. You will be able to drive home after your treatment, and you probably will be comfortable returning to your normal routine.
To provide you with a better understanding of endodontic therapy, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to root canals are discussed.
What happens after treatment?
When your root canal therapy has been completed, a record of your treatment will be sent to your restorative dentist. You should contact their office for a follow-up restoration within a few weeks of completion at our office. Your restorative dentist will decide on what type of restoration is necessary to protect your tooth. It is rare for endodontic patients to experience complications after routine endodontic treatment or microsurgery. If a problem does occur, however, we are available at all times to respond. To prevent further decay, continue to practice good dental hygiene.
How much will it cost?
The cost associated with this procedure can vary depending on factors such as the severity of damage to the affected tooth and which tooth is affected. In general, endodontic treatment is much less expensive than tooth removal and replacement with an artificial tooth.
Looking for Relief?
Call our office at Ocean Township Office Phone Number 732-531-9200 to schedule an appointment.
Patient Reviews: Root Canal Treatment
Advanced Endodontic Associates, PA
Patient Review By Karen C
Excellent office visit. No Pain No worries Fast and efficient thank you Dr and staff
- Karen C
Patient Review By John K
Doreen Debby Tricia Jessica were extremely pleasant, understanding, congenial, and professional on the phone and in the office. They should be praised for their wonderful demeanor. Assistant Sheryl was efficient and very pleasant during my visit. Dr Zohn exclaimed everything and did a marvelous job. Thank everyone for a pleasant experience.
- John K
Patient Review By Mary R
This was the second root canal that I needed at this office. I chose Dr. Thai because of her expertise, putting me at ease, and wonderful attitudes of everyone in the office. I had no pain during the procedure and there was great conversation, laughter, and fun, and yet very professional as well. I was very nervous but everyone made me feel very comfortable and I forgot about my nerves very quickly. If you need a root canal, this is the place to go. The Doctor and Staff are exceptional! Thank you to everyone in the office who made me feel at ease. And thank you again Dr. Thai.
- Mary R
Patient Review By Diane B
Best experience I've ever had in a dental office
- Diane B
Patient Review By P C
Most painless root canal I have ever gotten done.
- P C
Patient Review By Karen
Dr Zohn give the best dental experience
Patient Review By Tammy G
- Tammy G
Patient Review By Bill M
Dr zohn was amazing. His office staff from the front desk to the assistants were helpful and pleasant highly recommend
- Bill M
Patient Review By Jacqueline F
I was very apprehensive with my first root canal. Dr. Thai was amazing! She was very knowledgeable and professional. She and her staff made me feel comfortable.
- Jacqueline F
Patient Review By Vanesa F
Thank you to all the staff especially Lauren (Freehold, Middletown office) and Debbie (Middletown office). They were so very nice and very helpful. Also Dr. O who was amazing and made me feel calm throughout the entire procedure (both appts). Thank you.
- Vanesa F
Patient Review By Jenna N
Dr Z was amazing. I hate going to the dentist, always painful! I had a painfree root canal!
- Jenna N
Patient Review By Patricia T
- Patricia T
Patient Review By Rudy T
What a fantastic experience. Dr.Thai was wonderful and such a professional. Excellent work!!
- Rudy T
Patient Review By Laura L
Dr. Ostrometskaya and the staff are outstanding! I highly recommend them! This is the office you want to go to when you need any work done. Just outstanding in every way!
- Laura L
Patient Review By Laura
This staff was extremely helpful and kind. Pam the assistant was so wonderful and assuring. The doctor was kind, fast and efficient. Great practice.......above all it was PAINLESS!!!!!
Patient Review By Mitch E
Never thought I'd say this about a root canal but it was a pleasure
- Mitch E
Patient Review By Neill N
Everyone was great No complaints and painless
- Neill N
Patient Review By Chris W
Dr Zohn was excellent. It was a painless procedure and no problems after. I would highly recommend Dr Zhongshan!
- Chris W
Patient Review By Mindy S
First root canal. Explained the process & shown an informative video. Procedure quick & relatively painless
- Mindy S
Patient Review By Maria G
Dr. Zhon was amazing . He made this experience like no other. He was very calming and understanding. Such an awesome person and I highly recommend them
- Maria G
Patient Review By Chaya R
They worked so well and efficiently together.
- Chaya R
Patient Review By Paula S
Very pleasant experience
- Paula S
Patient Review By Brett P
Dr. Zohn is a fabulous endodontist who truly cares about his patients!
- Brett P
Patient Review By Doug S
Dr. O and her assistant were excellent and very courteous and efficient. The whole procedure took less than an hour and was painless. There was very little soreness. I will highly recommend.
- Doug S
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The staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Dr Ostrometskaya is wonderful
Patient Review By Missy G
Very good experience
- Missy G
Patient Review By Mary F
A very pleasant experience,
- Mary F
Patient Review By Toni Ann A
Dr. O was great. My root canal went better then any filling I ever received. I Would definitely recommend.
- Toni Ann A
Patient Review By Melinda M
I came in to the office in pain after a general dentist started a root canal and did not finish. Dr. Apolito saw me quickly, he and his staff were comforting and super confident, they really put me at ease and fixed my tooth in just a few minutes! Thank you!
- Melinda M
Patient Review By Georgette K
My experience for my root canal was good especially since the staff and Dr. Apolito were very kind. And, it is an upbeat kind of office...seems like everyone likes working there and that feeling is present to the patient. I was referred by my dentist Dr. Jerry Falk.
- Georgette K
Patient Review By Barbara H
Dr Ostrometskaya is efficient,kind and personable. Would recommend this practice to everyone.
- Barbara H
Patient Review By Charles S
Excellent experience Dr Berger was great
- Charles S
Patient Review By Hillary E
Was seen as an emergency. Great job
- Hillary E
Patient Review By francine g
Debbie was extremely helpful in rescheduling my appointment for later the same day! Just amazing as Dr. Apolito's next appointment would have been 2 months out! Wonderful service, spotlessly clean office, state of the art equipment and technology. Dr. Apolito is top notch and his dental technicians are terrific and knowledgeable. Wonderful experience all the way around.
- francine g
Patient Review By Dana H
From the first call to the post op instructions, Dr. Appolito and staff (Heather is amazing!) took the best care of my son Jake! He went kicking and screaming but now has a whole new perception of dentistry thanks to Dr. Appolito and his level of expertise! Thank you, thank you for the excellent experience!
- Dana H
Patient Review By Dominick P
Glad to be referred to Advanced Endodontics by Dr. Marco Bongarzone. Pretty much enough said. I'd refer anyone to Dr. Apolito and to this office.
- Dominick P
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Both Dr. Zohn and staff were amazing. As a nervous patient, they made me feel comfortable and made my appointment as pleasant as possible. I am very pleased with my experience!
Patient Review By Carlos Z
My son had a great experience left the office with minimal pain.
- Carlos Z
Patient Review By Francis S
They told me Dr. Zohn was the best and they were right. I am so grateful to this office. They were great.
- Francis S
Patient Review By Laura D
Highly recommended!! Dr. Zohn and staff are great.
- Laura D
Patient Review By David P
As good as a root canal experience can possibly be. The technology and medical knowledge were first rate. Staff at the front desk were exceptionally helpful and sympathetic.
- David P
Patient Review By Ray T
- Ray T
Patient Review By Erica M
I have had root canals done before with other endos and Dr. A was by far he best doctor I have had.
- Erica M
Patient Review By Anne D
I had Dr. Yelena Ostrometskaya perform my very first root canal and I could not be happier with the procedure and outcome. Dr. Ostrometskaya was so professional and made me feel at ease throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an endodontist!
- Anne D
Patient Review By Avi E
Great! Very impressed!
- Avi E
Patient Review By Cathy M
Overall excellent care and Lauren the assistant was very caring
- Cathy M
Patient Review By Jen H
Thank you for your excellent care and for your flexibility and accommodation on obtaining an appointment during a challenging time.
- Jen H
Patient Review By Lynn C
Excellent endodontic care. I would highly recommend this office to everyone
- Lynn C
Patient Review By Holly S
Dr Thai is a great dentist
- Holly S
Patient Review By Kimberly S
Today I was evaluated by Dr. Zohn for a possible root canal. After an X-ray and a very thorough exam of two upper teeth, Dr Zohn determined that I was in need of a root canal. My first root canal ever. I made them aware that I was very needle phobic and had a history of fainting. Leanna, the dental assistant made sure that she had a cold towel and oxygen ready for me just in case. To my surprise, it was the most relaxing, painless dental procedure that I've ever had in my life.It also helps that Dr. Zohn is the nicest man in the world. He even took the time to call me this evening to see how I was feeling. I absolutely, 100% recommend Dr. Zohn. He is a modest man with a quiet confidence about himself that makes you feel at ease.I would say that he's a true gem in the dental field. Thank you for everything! I'm so happy to have been recommended to see you!
- Kimberly S
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