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Our practice is following special guidelines to remain open for patients requiring non-elective dental procedures. Our staff will have special questions and protocols for you to follow upon scheduling an appointment.

Our practice is following special guidelines to remain open for patients requiring non-elective dental procedures. Our staff will have special questions and protocols for you to follow upon scheduling an appointment.
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Dental Restoration Aftercare - Utah Endodontist


Dental restoration involves procedures that keep your mouth healthy and restoring any damages. Typical restorative procedures include fillings, crowns, and implants. This type of dental work is common and typically does not require too much recovery time. Your dental restoration specialist in Utah will inform you of specific preparation and aftercare instructions depending on the type of dental work you are receiving. General aftercare instructions for restorative dental care work is as follows:

  • Do not eat or chew on the side of mouth where the procedure was performed until your anesthesia wears off. This is to prevent you from accidentally biting your gum or cheek which can damage your mouth and possibly lead to infection.

  • Over the counter pain medications can be used to manage any soreness. Pain should be significantly reduced the day following the procedure. If you experience worsening pain or swelling, be sure to contact your Utah endodontist.

  • Clean, brush, and floss your teeth as you normally would to keep your mouth clean and minimize infection. Be gentle around the area of your mouth where your procedure was performed.

  • After your mouth has healed, ongoing care includes maintaining proper dental hygiene. A diet low in sugar and brushing, flossing, and rinsing 2-3 times daily greatly reduces chances of cavity and tooth decay.

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What Patients can Expect from a Utah Endodontist

We stand out as industry leaders because of our “best in class” diagnosis capabilities as well as our top of the line procedures that result in true and lasting results for our patients. Our patient’s overall experience and level of comfort is also unmatched.

  • Emergency 24/7 Pain Relief
  • GentleWave® Root Canal for Anxious Patients
  • Luxurious Facility
  • Patient Videos
  • Simple Cost Structures
  • Thoughtful aftercare
  • Long-Term Minded Approach
  • Billing & Payment Simplicity
  • Most Insurances Accepted
  • Patient Education
  • Collaboration with your Dentist
  • Peer-to-Peer Education Facility
  • Industry Leading Root Canal/Trauma Experts

If you are searching for a dental restoration specialist in Utah to help you combat tooth decay, you can count on the experts at Greater Endodontics. Contact us today to make an appointment.

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Chipped Tooth

Most chipped teeth can be repaired with a simple filling and cap. However, a fracture often extends to the roots, exposing the pulp of the tooth. A root canal treatment is usually required to save and restore function to the tooth.

Dislogded Tooth

A tooth becomes dislodged as a result of being pushed sideways out of or into its socket. In order to save the tooth, an endodontic treatment is necessary to reposition and stabilize the tooth. If the pulp of the tooth has been damaged a root canal must be started in addition to medication followed by a permanent a root canal filling or crown placed at a later date.

Avulsed (knocked out) Tooth

If a tooth is completely knocked out of your mouth it is essential to contact an endodontist immediately. The tooth may be saved if treatment is received quickly and critical steps are followed. Pick up the tooth by the biting surface, do not touch the roots, and gently rinse. If possible, place the tooth back into the socket or in a glass of milk in order to prevent it from drying out. Depending on the length of time the tooth was out and how it was stored, an endodontist may be able to replace the tooth and stabilize it with a splint. After the splint has been in place for a period of time a root canal is needed.

Root Fractures

A horizontal root fracture is less common and the healing success largely depends on where the fracture is located. The closer a fracture is to the tip of the root, the greater the chance of success is. Stabilization and medication may be required to begin the healing process followed by the eventual root canal to repair damaged pulp.

Costs & Payment plans


In addition to working with most major dental insurance companies, we are priced competitively and believe we have the best service values in the area. We also offer interest-free payment plans for up to 12 months. Simply fill out the Care Credit application HERE.

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Insurance we accept


We have developed a working relationship with almost every insurance company, and we are the best in our class. We are a preferred provider for over 20 different insurance companies. Chances are, we are the right fit for you and can meet your insurance needs.

Delta Dental
Simple Insurance
SelectHealth
Aetena
Aflac
Ameritas
Blue Cross
Best Life
Brotherhood
Cignia
Dentemax
Dentist Direct
DMBA
EMI
GEHA
Guardian
Humana
LHI
Life Map
Lincoln
MetLife
PEHP
Principal
Sheet Metal
TDA
The Standard
TriCare
United Concordia
United Healthcare

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Endodontics Industry Leaders


Learn about our expert endodontists and why they are so dedicated to patient comfort, accurate diagnosis and to providing lasting results, no matter how challenging the procedure.



Endodontics Industry Leaders


Learn about our expert endodontists and why they are so dedicated to patient comfort, accurate diagnosis and to providing lasting results, no matter how challenging the procedure.