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.

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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.

Endodontic Presentation

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.

Endodontic Presentation

Animated diagram of a tooth undergoing a root canalWhat 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.

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Patient Reviews: Root Canal Treatment

Please read testimonials from our patients. You can also leave us your feedback. For assistance, please call us at Ocean Township Office Phone Number Ocean Township Office Phone Number 732-531-9200.

Advanced Endodontic Associates, PA

5 out of 5 stars based on 687 Non-Surgical Root Canal reviews.

Patient Review By Beth J

I was so scared of having to have a root canal. The experience from the first phone call thru the procedure was "painless". Even during this trying time the professional nurses, receptionist and doctor were wonderful. The unknown of how the procedure would be was far worse than the procedure. Dr. Zohn was wonderful from the first shot thru. I would highly recommend this practice. All the reviews of top dentist in New Jersey are TRUE!

- Beth J

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Patient Review By Sarah S

I am so grateful to Dr. Apolito for the procedure. It was super smooth and painless. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It was overall a fantastic experience. Would definitely Dr A!! Thank you!!

- Sarah S

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Patient Review By Jay M

As a local dentist I’ve been referring to this group for years. My patients were always happy and I’ve always been happy with the clinical results. One day I found myself in need of a root canal for a painful tooth. Dr Apolito got me in right away and took great care of me. His skills & expertise are exceptional. I was totally as ease as the root canal was done and have been pain free ever since.

- Jay M

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Patient Review By Susan F

Thank you Dr Zohn for a pleasant and comforting experience!! My son was very apprehensive to get a root canal after a traumatic injury. You and your staff couldn’t have been more kind, calming and caring, and we thank you!!

- Susan F

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Patient Review By camillo D

A very satisfying experience. Dr. Zohn made me feel very comfortable and relaxed. His assistant was very capable. The office was very agreeable in that they scheduled an appointment the same day I called.

- camillo D

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Patient Review By Matt G

I am so thankful you all took the time to see me today. Everyone was so pleasant. Debbie was a dream and Dr Thai and her assistant were Aces! I thank you so much for your amazing handiwork and calming presence. Take care and stay well.

- Matt G

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Patient Review By Leonard Z

My Root Canal went smoothly and without any pain. Dr. Zohn was on point. Would definitely recommend him.

- Leonard Z

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Patient Review By Robert V

Dr Thai is excellent highly recommend her and her staff

- Robert V

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Patient Review By John G

Second time for the same procedure and very happy with Dr. And staff.

- John G

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Patient Review By Joanne M

Very easy pain free procedure. Staff was friendly and professional.

- Joanne M

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Patient Review By Bill M

I highly recommend Dr. Zohn for any required dental work. He was patient, explained the procedure in full and made me feel comfortable throughout. Also, Debbie & Jess were the best!

- Bill M

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Patient Review By Kaitlyn G

Super reasonable and caring! Best ever!

- Kaitlyn G

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Patient Review By Carol R

I was so impressed with the entire staff. I am not a fan of going to the dentist, but I HIGHLY recommend Advanced Endodontics. I was in and out in no time-all fixed.

- Carol R

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Patient Review By Rosemary C

I found Dr. Thai to be a unique blend of a consummate professional with the utmost calming and patient demeanor. Dr Thai made me feel comfortable, kept me informed throughout complicated procedures, and was lightening fast in moving between instruments and tools. I could not have asked for a more kind and more professional doctor; and I would highly recommend Dr. Thai to any and all!

- Rosemary C

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Patient Review By Leah M

Had couple root canals done elsewhere this was by far far the most painless quick and comfortable experience ever !! Thank you Dr Zohn!!

- Leah M

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Patient Review By Dan K

Excellent overall experience

- Dan K

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Patient Review By Lou M

Fantastic office, efficient and courteous. Excellent dental care from highly skilled doctor.

- Lou M

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Patient Review By Loretta peticca P

Was very happy with the services received.

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Patient Review By Dov R

Excellent experience. Dr Zohn was as professional as they come!

- Dov R

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Patient Review By James M

Dr. Zohn is extremely knowledgeable, very caring, and listens to your concerns. I have had two successful procedures with him. His staff also is outstanding . He truly is an excellent endodontist.

- James M

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Patient Review By Brian S

A very attentive and efficient staff made for a pleasant procedure

- Brian S

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Patient Review By Liz R

Great experience from the overall doctors office. They are very welcoming when our arrive, attentive during your visit and Dr. Zohn is very professional. The root canal procedure was was seamless during both visits!

- Liz R

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Patient Review By Sheldon G

Thank you!!!!

- Sheldon G

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Patient Review By Esti perlstein

Keep up you're great work

- Esti perlstein

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Patient Review By J H

Five stars

- J H

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Patient Review By Bridget S

Great experience and very communicative

- Bridget S

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Patient Review By Irma G

I highly recommend this facility. All are sooo professional

- Irma G

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Patient Review By Ed B

The root canal was kind of an emergency thing, the staff was able to fit me in same day, and candid about their scheduling . I appreciated their honesty and worked out. Great experience.

- Ed B

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Patient Review By Phil S

Everyone was great

- Phil S

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Patient Review By Benjamin R

I have never had such an AMAZING experience. So gentle and the whe staff was just unbelievable!

- Benjamin R

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Patient Review By Kenneth B

Dr. Zohn was the most gracious,and highly skilled dental professional who I have ever had the pleasure to meet. I rate him a "zillion " stars, and would highly recommend him to anyone needing his root canal expertise. "Go Dr. Z".

- Kenneth B

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Patient Review By Maryann M

for a dreaded procedure, root canal, the office and the doctor, made the experience painless except for the first Novocaine shot. The doctor explained that there would be a bit of pain at first so I knew what to expect. The doctor and the assistant were both patient and kind. I would highly recommend this office!

- Maryann M

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Patient Review By Lindsey W

This review is for my young daughter, who unfortunately needed to have a root canal. The whole staff was great with her and with me. I hope we do not have to come back but if we do would definitely come here again.

- Lindsey W

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Patient Review By Alan K

I didn’t really know what to expect, but this procedure performed by Dr. O was completed in a considerate, painless, efficient way. Dr. O was extremely nice, explained what she was going to do and update me during the procedure. She is very professional along with her assistants. I highly recommend this office and Dr. O.

- Alan K

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Patient Review By Michelle D

Debbie was so sweet and always had a smile. They were all so nice. I was nervous since it wasn't my primary dentist but Dr. O is FANTASTIC! She was very thorough and made me feel so comfortable. She really took her time. I recomend this place hands down. I'm gonna miss them

- Michelle D

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Patient Review By Stephanie Guglielmo

I never had a root canal and was quite worried. It was more of an emergency because I had extreme pain and swelling. I was referred by my dentist. Dr. Ostrometskaya was very comforting and asked how I was doing throughout the procedure. No one wants a root canal, but the process was as pleasant as it could be. There was never any pain.

- Stephanie Guglielmo

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Patient Review By Kevin N

Very happy with the staff and very professional.

- Kevin N

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Patient Review By John G

The treatment I received far exceeded my expectations. Dr. Zohn carefully explained the procedure he was going to perform and was very mindful of my comfort level. The office staff and the professional staff were equally attentive, courteous and caring. Post-procedure instructions were carefully explained and a follow-up call was made to ask about my condition. Dental appointments aren't fun but Dr. Zohn and his staff made mine as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

- John G

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Patient Review By Kathleen M

My dentist had referred me to Advanced Endodontic Assoc., PA for a root canal. The office staff team members Barbara and Sueanne were empathetic, and had expedited the scheduling of my appointment. I was most fortunate to have been placed in Dr. Apolito’s schedule; he cared about my pain level when I arrived, was quite respectful, and responded to my concerns both during and after my visit. Due to some ongoing pain, I had to come back into the office and was taken ASAP. Dr. Apolito welcomed me back, gave me a lot of his time without any hesitation, and had addressed what seemed to be the source of the pain. After this visit I have been happy to report that I am pain free! Dr. Apolito is not only excellent at what he does, but he also has a wonderful "bedside manner". I had such an overall positive experience; I know you will too!

- Kathleen M

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Patient Review By michelle Q

Everyone was great!!!

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Patient Review By Ladonna Y

I was taken care of Super Well after an Emergency visit- staff friendly and doctor was Awesome

- Ladonna Y

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Patient Review By Louise panagoulako

Everyone was great

- Louise panagoulako

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Patient Review By Wendy B

My dentist recommended this practice for a consult and possible root canal on one of my molars. They gave me an appointment about a month out and at the time, didn’t think that would be a problem. Then, about a week later including over a weekend, the pain got so bad that I was unable to chew or sleep through the night without taking a lot of OTC meds. I called on Monday morning and Heather was able to give me an appointment with Dr. Zohn that afternoon. I am a very anxious dental patient and was very nervous but looking forward to getting relief. I have to say that everyone was reassuring and patient with me. Dr. Zohn was wonderful. He spent a great deal of time with me trying to find the” right” tooth that was causing the trouble. I ended up, unfortunately, having to come back the next day to resolve my issue and have the root canal done. Never having a root canal before and hearing horror stories by some friends, I was really apprehensive. Dr. Zohn was great. It was a quick and PAINLESS procedure. I wouldn’t hesitate to return to or recommend Dr. Zohn and this practice to anyone in need of Endodontic services.

- Wendy B

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Patient Review By Michael L

Able to accommodate me for an emergency root canal, the staff was pleasant and helpful. Dr. Apolito was excellent and worked smoothly and efficiently. I was in some of the worst pain I've ever had going in, now 24 hours later it's been reduced to minor discomfort and will improve as it heals. I cannot thank every there enough. I'll see you in a month! 🙂

- Michael L

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Patient Review By Marie D

Dr. Zohn why is it very attentive, knowledgeable, efficient, and most of all pleasant. His assistant was a doll and very attentive. A+ overall!

- Marie D

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Patient Review By William

Could not be happier. Greatest dentist l have ever met. Shirley,Doreen. Trisha was above and beyond wonderful. Jessica explained everything I needed to know. Would highly recommend.

- William

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Patient Review By Jeff L

I was in a lot of pain and needed a root canal as per my dentist. The group he referred me to couldn't see me for 2 weeks but said a cancellation should open an appointment sooner. I searched Yelp, saw the reviews for Advanced Endodontics and decided to call. The office staff was great, they squeezed me in 3 hours after my call as long as I was willing to wait. I arrived an hour before the scheduled time and was taken in about 10 minutes later. 10 minutes after that Dr. Apolito was in the room prepping me for the procedure. He was attentive to my pain level, once I was numbed there was none, throughout the procedure. The tooth was cracked and he warned me that it could break, fortunately it didn't. Today, the day after the procedure I feel great, no residual discomfort. Looking forward to a successful follow up visit to complete the procedure. Highly recommend!

- Jeff L

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Patient Review By Karen C

Excellent office visit. No Pain No worries Fast and efficient thank you Dr and staff

- Karen C

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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

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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

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