About Greater Endodontics

Endodontic Specialists In Utah

The Greater Endo Difference

At Greater Endodontics, our team provides the best Utah root canal treatments, dental implant treatments and diagnosis available. We also work with best in class cosmetic and restorative dentists, ensuring that all your dental needs will be superseded. Our combination of advanced technologies, training, diagnosis and specialized techniques allow us to treat our patents with unsurpassed care and comfort, all in a timely manner.

At Greater Endodontics, our team of Utah endodontists accurately diagnose tooth pain and perform everything from Utah root canal therapy to implants, restoration and laser dentistry. We rely on state of the art technology including lasers, microscopy, digital x-rays, CBCT, and intra-oral cameras for precise, predictable results in root canal treatment, dental implants, and improved diagnosis with each and every procedure.

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Greater Endodontics, Dr. Barrett
Greater Endodontics, Dr. Brimley
Greater Endodontics, Dr. Brockbank
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Greater Endodontics, Dr. Facer
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Our expert endodontists are dedicated to patient comfort, accurate diagnosis and lasting results. Look what our patients have to say about us.

Fifteen months ago I had a root canal at a different endodontist in Salt Lake. Ever since that time, my teeth had been in pain. For the past twelve months I have visited with the team at Greater Endodontics four seperate times, specifically with Dr. Matt LeCheminant. Even though the problem was not readily apparent and...
— Amy Curtis, Posted March 12th 2022 on google
This place was awesome. Very helpful and comfortable. Best part about was the doc is a 49ers fan. Watched Netflix the entire time. The only thing that was missing is a shot and a Beer.
— Brandy Bone, Posted January 28th 2022 on google
I had a very easy going time during my procedure. I really enjoyed the TV mounted to ceiling! It made the visit go much faster and I wasn’t concerned with what they were doing. Great place!
— Chase Cheney, Posted January 3rd 2022 on google
I was referred to Dr. Facer after sustaining a fractured tooth in a biking accident. The staff was friendly, supportive, and great at communicating everything that was going on. Dr. Facer completed a phenomenal root canal on my tooth, all while dealing with the complicated factor of me having a broken jaw/limited openi...
— McKenzie Roers, Posted December 13th 2021 on google
Dr. Brockbank and his assistant could not have been more caring during my emergency root canal, making certain that I felt no pain during the procedure. I was highly impressed with Dr. Brockbank’s professionalism and skills as a dental surgeon. I very much appreciate their office working with my dentist to find an ap...
— Cary Duncan, Posted October 1st 2021 on google
I'm so glad I went here. I can't say I enjoyed it or that it was comfortable but I had a tooth with really deep roots and I kept burning through the anesthesia. I think I counted 8 shots before I was done. However, I believe anyone else would have made this uncomfortable experience incredibly painful. Fortunately, ...
— Kristi Smith, Posted September 9th 2021 on google
I got in on short notice for a root canal. So grateful that they worked through lunch to help me out! Very friendly staff!
— Jim Lampe, Posted September 8th 2021 on google
Dr Lecheminant and his assistant Kim are extremely knowledable, thorough and empathetic. I had a root canal done and needed followup, and they always take excellent care of me, and are very conscious of my extreme sesitivity as well -Great provider!!!
— Mary Grajales, Posted August 20th 2021 on google
I had a great experience during my double root canal! Dr. Facer and Vicki were incredibly kind, thorough, and professional. I highly recommend them 😊
— Keanne Murray, Posted August 17th 2021 on google
This was my first time having a root canal and I was dozing off during my appointment because I was so comfortable. I will recommend this office to everyone I know! Their staff was so friendly and helpful explaining the entire process. The Dr. and assistant eased my mind and asked me if I was doing okay through the ent...
— Ali Jo Lay, Posted July 22nd 2021 on google
The staff was Friendly and Professional. They got me right in and were very helpful and answered all my questions. They made sure I know what they were doing and when they found an issue they discussed my options and suggested different options and helped me come to the treatment right for me. They let me know up front...
— Log into Facebook | Facebook, Posted July 10th 2021 on facebook
I've had a lot of root canals and dental work - like a LOT. My regular dentist was in the middle of crowning a tooth when it was determined that I needed an urgent root canal. Greater Endodontics had me in and the root canal completed less than 24 hours later and were SO gentle and SO clean. The office is very comforta...
— Tiffany Barrett, Posted July 9th 2021 on google
The office staff was friendly and helpful upon my first call through my appointment and checkout. Dr Facer was very experienced, kind, compassionate and honest about a treatment plan and gave me multiple options. I highly recommend Greater Endodontics.
— Jennie Johnson, Posted July 2nd 2021 on google
I had an intensive root canal re-treatment today... something that was possibly going to require a more extensive surgical procedure. Dr. LeCheminant was excellent!! He listened to my concerns and anxieties, answered questions, made adjustments and accommodations to keep me calm and did excellent work! This probably s...
— Log into Facebook | Facebook, Posted June 24th 2021 on facebook
Needed an emergency root canal and they were able to accommodate me. Excellent, friendly staff and the Dr. Brockbank made sure I had absolutely no pain while he performed a very deep root canal. Thank you so much!!!
— Jodie Post, Posted June 4th 2021 on google
Dr. Matt L. is awesome!!! He is my "go to"!! He is the best!!! I highly suggest Dr. Lecheminant to anyone that needs the pain to be eliminated in a professional and with ultimate expertise. Thank you!
— Mary Holbrook-Henriksen, Posted May 26th 2021 on google
A great experience in every way. I particularly appreciated the way that the procedures were explained to me in advance as well as during treatment. The front desk staff were professional and had everything ready to go when I arrived. The endodontist and technician were excellent and gave me every confidence in their w...
— Russell Pack, Posted May 25th 2021 on google
Only pain was the numbing shots. Procedure was done quickly and efficiently. Recovery has caused no pain. 10/10
— Hannah Elder, Posted May 25th 2021 on google
Honestly, the worst part was the mental anxiety I put on myself before I went in. I feel like an idiot after going through the process and finding out how easy, fast and painless it was. I highly recommend.
— Aaron Wernli, Posted May 20th 2021 on google
I had an issue with an unfinished root canal and ended up being referred to Greater Endo. I was very nervous, but Dr LeCheminant was so kind and helpful. I was very impressed with their state of the art technology, the friendliness of the employees, and how quick and easy the whole process was. I couldn’t be happier ...
— Alison Spencer, Posted April 9th 2021 on google

Frequently Asked Questions at Greater Endodontics

The expert team at Greater Endodontics are specialists in saving teeth. Learn more about what sets us apart, our premium servies and how we can help keep your smile looking its best. Contact us today to set an appointment or to answer any further questions!

To save your tooth, it is essential to contact an endodontist immediately. The long-term health of an injured tooth, including if it can be salvaged, depends on when dental trauma occurred, how the tooth was cared for between injury and treatment, and your body’s response. An avulsed (or knocked out) tooth is one of the most difficult to treat and must be cared for properly if it is going to be saved.

An endodontist can perform root canals, retreatment, dental surgery, dental trauma procedures, and implants. Greater Endodontics offers all these services. In most cases, an injured tooth may need a root canal. Root canals are best done by an endodontist who can treat a variety of dental injuries. An endodontist can perform a variety of other procedures, as well, including implants, restoration and more.

Teeth can usually be saved by an endodontist. Emergency surgery increases the likelihood of saving the tooth. Whether your tooth has been chipped, cracked or knocked out, an endodontist determines the best treatment to save your tooth. An infected tooth can also be lost without proper treatment. If you are experiencing any pain, you should contact an endodontist to look at your tooth and determine if treatment is necessary. However, endodontists are usually contacted for emergency dental issues such as a chipped, fractured, avulsed, or infected tooth. Timely treatment is the key to saving your tooth.

Typically, you should not eat or drink (except water) for several hours following a root canal or other dental surgery. Do not eat foods that are tough to chew following a root canal. Tough meats, nuts and other hard to chew foods should be avoided.

Stick to a bland and soft diet while your teeth heal. Any food that can increase food sensitivity, such as extremely hot or cold foods, are best to avoid until your root canal is fully healed.

Yes, you can go straight to an endodontist! You do not need a referral from a dentist to get dental treatment, however, our endodontists will collaborate with your dentist if needed.

If you think that you have an impacted or injured tooth, we encourage you to seek emergency help from an endodontist to increase the chances of saving your tooth.

Endodontists have an additional two to three years of training after dental school to meet additional requirements. The average endodontist completes 25 root canals a week, which is much higher than a general dentist.

Endodontists don’t fill or clean teeth, all of their time is dedicated to diagnosing and treating tooth pain. They isolate the tooth during surgery and use advanced technology, such as dental operating microscopes, to make the procedure as successful as possible.

An endodontist will not only make a root canal more comfortable during the procedure, but can reduce inflammation and the risk of potential infection after treatment.

The average cost of a root canal varies by specialist. The price can also depend on your location, how difficult the procedure is, and what sort of technology is used. A crown or X-ray is an additional cost.

Yes, an endodontist is the most qualified professional to perform a root canal. They can implement technology and pain management that is not available with a general dentist. In addition, dentists will refer you to an endodontist if your root canal is too difficult.

You will have the best peace of mind if you go straight to the endodontist, because they have the qualifications to treat any dental emergency.

It is normal for a root canal to hurt for a few days after treatment. Severe lingering pain can be a sign that your root canal treatment failed. While some swelling can also be expected, more severe swelling or swelling that lasts beyond a few days is not normal.

If you catch a failed retreatment early, an endodontist can perform another surgery to rebuild the area and save the tooth.

A root canal retreatment can take one to two weeks to heal. Proper aftercare is important to keep healing time to a minimum. Avoid foods that are too hot, cold, or spicy. During the healing process, you should expect some pain and swelling, but anything beyond a week or two is cause to contact your endodontist.

If an original crown meant to protect the tooth actually causes bacteria to form in the mouth, it can lead to an infected root canal. An improperly sealed root canal can also cause infection. Excessive swelling, pain or bleeding are causes for concern.

An endodontist is the only specialist who is able to treat an infected root canal, as proper treatment is essential to save the tooth. If infection spreads, it can lead to periodontal disease and further damage.

An endodontist can perform a second root canal to strengthen the areas around the pulp. They will clean the infected area and ensure there is no remaining root for the tooth. The main canal must be cleaned and filled, as well as properly sealed.

Accessory canals that branch off the main canal must be treated. It is likely that a failed root canal was caused by leftover debris from the first procedure, or improper cleaning and sealing led to bacteria growth. An endodontist can ensure that a retreated root canal is managed properly to avoid tooth loss.

If you get an infection after a root canal, you should call an endodontist as soon as possible. Emergency surgery is the best chance of treating infection and preventing tooth loss. Our endodontists can prescribe pain management and have the knowledge necessary to perform surgery on an infected root.

You can save a tooth that has been knocked out if it is treated properly and in time. To manage a knocked out tooth, you must reinsert it into the socket without touching the nerve of the tooth. You can also preserve it in milk to avoid drying out. Reattachment can occur if an endodontist is contacted in time.

A tooth can be saved for up to an hour if stored properly, but the sooner it can be treated, the better the outcome will be.

Yes, an endodontist can reimplant an avulsed tooth if it is treated within the appropriate time frame. Reimplants require surgery and depend upon factors such as length of time the tooth was knocked out and the degree of apical root formation (how much of the root is left). The best chance of success is if reimplantation can occur in less than two weeks, and there is a closed apex.

Saving a traumatized tooth depends on many factors. The urgency with which the tooth is treated makes all the difference in whether it can be saved or not. Some emergency dental procedures such as chips are easier to treat than trauma like fractures or avulsions. With an avulsed tooth, you must preserve it in a biologic liquid or milk to keep it from drying out. A fracture can widen if left untreated. In all cases, contact an endodontist as soon as possible for the best chance of saving a traumatized tooth. Our 24-hour emergency services make us a leader in saving traumatized teeth.

Our endodontists at Greater Endodontics are certified in anxiolytics dentistry, or dental procedures for anxious patients. Endodontists can refer you to a doctor who prescribes medication for anxiety treatment prior to or following a procedure. They can also offer a variety of sedation methods, including options where you can be awake, if being unconscious during a procedure causes anxiety.

Anxiolytics procedures give us the option of treating patients who avoid needed surgeries.

The Gentle Wave Procedure is an alternative to a traditional root canal offered at Greater Endodontics. It is a one-step, minimally invasive procedure designed for patients who have anxiety about traditional root canals.

The Gentle Wave procedure allows for a faster healing time and drill-free surgery.

No, the Gentle Wave procedure is not painful. It is designed to be drill free and use less incisions than a typical root canal. We use this procedure whenever possible. It is a great alternative for patients who are anxious or those who just want to use a more advanced technology.