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Apicoectomy


If you're searching for an apicoectomy specialist, you’ve come to the right place. Greater Endodontics is recognized as one of the best endodontist offices in Riverton and specializes in saving teeth. Our offices see a regular intake of patients who undergo procedures such as root canals, dental implants, apicoectomy procedures and more.

We’ve laid out what exactly you need to know about apicoectomies, including the frequently asked questions and a breakdown of the procedure. For any remaining questions, don’t hesitate to get in contact with us. We know that dental procedures are scary, but under the care of a skilled apicoectomy specialist, you have nothing to worry about.

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What Is An Apicoectomy?


The dental procedure of an apicoectomy is also known as a root-end resection. Apicoectomies are a common dental surgical procedure that removes the apex of the tooth, or the very tip of the root of the tooth.

This procedure maintains the integrity and use of your natural tooth while also removing any infection that may have been caused by a root canal. An apicoectomy may also be performed because root canals are an option.

During the procedure, an apicoectomy specialist opens the gum tissue near the infected tooth to reveal underlying bone and tissue. The apex of the tooth and any surrounding infection is removed. Then a filling is used to seal the end of the root canal, and the area is stitched closed.

An apicoectomy is a routine microsurgery performed quickly with minimal recovery time. Patients can expect to return to normal activities the next day.


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I’m so glad I came here for my root canal. The whole staff was so friendly and welcoming - and worked well with me and my insurance who decided not to cover to root canal. They helped me with a payment plan that was simple and easy. Dr Casper is the most gentle dentist I’ve ever been to. It was my first root canal ...
— Julia Jenson, Posted March 18th 2022 on google
Dr. Brimley was excellent. No pain at all. My root canal was easy.
— Jeremy Huntley, Posted January 28th 2022 on google
My review will be a little different from all the others posted here because I am a retired dentist. I practiced for 43 years in California as a general dentist before retiring to Utah. I have done many root canal treatments and I have seen many patients who have had root canals done elsewhere. I self-referred myself ...
— Alan Stott, Posted January 11th 2022 on google
Great service and very attentive. Super happy with the work they did and how helpful and aware they are of their patients.
— Chris Wright, Posted October 7th 2021 on google
I was pretty worried about getting my first root canal but it was a great experience I felt nothing at all. Also the staff is all really nice.
— Kylee B, Posted September 3rd 2021 on google
Greater Endodontics is very well-managed with highly professional staff and Drs. I was greeted as soon as I walked in and was taken care of immediately. Everything was explained to my understanding and satisfaction. The procedure was pain free and thorough. I will highly recommend this state of the art office to anyone...
— Christal McLean, Posted August 10th 2021 on google
I don't think anyone ever looks forward to root canals. But I received my second root canal last year from Dr Casper and it was amazing how much the burdens, pains and annoyances I'd experienced in my first one were reduced. Dr Casper is amazingly good at minimizing pain and discomfort. It was a root canal, but it was ...
— Ethan Pearson, Posted June 1st 2021 on google
I did my root canal with Dr. Casper and literally the best Endodontics ever!!! I love him!!! No pain and was very patient and sweet with me! Super nervous at first with a lot anxiety but he was so great to calm me down and worked on my tooth like champion. I trust him a lot! Best ever!
— Catherine Lindsay, Posted September 10th 2020 on google
Dr Casper was amazing! I had to get a root canal, and I am someone extremely anxious about dental work. The procedure was pain free and Dr Casper was very kind and polite. Even though getting a root canal sucks, Dr Casper made it the best experience it could be.
— Mike Vermillion, Posted August 5th 2020 on google
Dr. Casper was amazing. Extremely kind and concerned, thorough and caring. He found the source of my bottom jaw pain even though the tooth causing trouble was on the top! He personally followed up with me several times after I had a rough time during a root canal. The front desk ladies were perfectly kind and compete...
— Stormie Walston, Posted July 21st 2020 on google
First time in over 15yrs I havent had to ask for more anesthetic in the middle of the dental procedure. Staff are very friendly and professional, and even though i arrived late they still saw me and completed the appointment same day. I would recommend this copper creek endodontrics to anyone who asks.
— Dominic Welch, Posted July 14th 2020 on google
I loved being in Dr. Casper's office today very good doctor very kind and very cordial and his assistant Kelly is amazing. And beatiful person. I recommend it 100% they had a lot of patience with my little English.😊😊😊 Thank you so much!!
— Irma Aldaz, Posted March 19th 2020 on google
Amazing doctor and staff. Highly recommend
— Yumi Pena, Posted November 5th 2019 on google
The staff was very welcoming and friendly. Dr. Rhett Casper explained everything he had to do before he started my root canal and he talked to me about what he was doing as he was doing it. I expected to be sore for a few days, but the very next day I had next to no pain or even discomfort. I think that speaks volumes ...
— Dakota Shay, Posted August 22nd 2019 on google
I was afraid to go to a new provider, but my dentist said not to worry, these folks are great. And was he ever right! Such caring, personable and professional people. Dr. Curt is a star and so are all the outstanding support staff. Thank you very much!
— Craig Richard Nelson, Posted July 31st 2019 on google
Dr. Brimley is AMAZING!!! I can’t say enough good things about our experience! No pain, extremely fast, and an excellent job! He has great bed side manner, cares about your comfort, and you can tell he takes pride in his work! I guarantee you won’t regret seeing him!
— Bradley Robinson, Posted May 24th 2019 on google
Dr. Brimley is incredible. I had a root canal done today and it was so fast and easy and pain free!!!! Thanks for making it such a great experience!!! He is amazing!
— Lindsey Robinson, Posted May 24th 2019 on google
I was so scared going into the office! The staff instantly put me at ease! The office is beautiful and everyone there was so friendly! Dr. Casper gives the best shots of any dentist I have ever been to! I wish they were a general dentist so they could treat all my dental needs! Thanks for making my procedure as sm...
— Misti Forgette, Posted March 15th 2019 on google
Dr. Casper and everyone I met here are the nicest and most professional people in the dental industry I have met. They brought me back multiple times to make sure the job was done right with out charging any extra or treating me any different then the first time i came. I hope to find a dentist that can live up to the...
— Christopher wallace, Posted March 11th 2019 on google
Love Dr. Casper and the staff. Kim is the best! I would highly recommend this office if you need work done.
— Joy Cone, Posted December 17th 2018 on google

Questions About Apicoectomy

As with any medical procedure, you’ll have questions about what it is, how it works and what the recovery period is like. We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about apicoectomies and their accompanying answers.


It’s likely you’ll need an apicoectomy if you’ve had an unsuccessful root canal or the root of your troublesome tooth is very infected. An apicoectomy is the best procedure and alternative to saving and preserving the integrity of your tooth.

The procedure itself is not painful as you are under sedation and the area is numbed. Apicoectomies are meant to alleviate pain, as they remove the infected part of your tooth. After the procedure, however, it’s normal to feel some pain in the area. This pain can be remedied by taking some ibuprofen when needed. You may feel some soreness in the area for another week or so after the procedure, but it will fade away in time.

At Greater Endodontics, the main goal is to save teeth. Infected teeth are typically treated with root canals, but for some patients this treatment is not successful or possible. So instead, a second root canal is performed to completely remove any lingering infection. However, when the infection is significant or has spread to the root tip of the tooth, an apicoectomy is preferable.

Before and after your procedure, we will go over aftercare instructions so that you can better facilitate healing and minimize pain. You can expect the area to be fully healed within three weeks after the procedure. Some time after the three weeks, you’ll have a follow up with your apicoectomy specialist.

Greater Endodontics offers competitive pricing. Each patient's needs are different and each patient has different insurance policies/coverage, so it’s best to schedule a consultation for accurate pricing information when considering an apicoectomy. We accept most major dental insurance plans and offer interest-free payment plans with CareCredit.

If you have any other questions that have not been addressed on this page, we encourage you to give us a call so we can better assist you.


Apicoectomy Specialist Near You In Riverton

At Greater Endodontics, there’s nothing more that we pride ourselves on than providing superior endodontic and dental care. Everything we do is to preserve and save people’s teeth and procedures like apicoectomies are just a drop in the bucket of the services we perform.

While it is slightly more invasive than a root canal procedure, there really is nothing to worry about. With the trusted and skilled hands of our apicoectomy specialists and our safe sedation therapies, you'll experience a painless, worry-free procedure and be back home in no time! Contact us today to make an appointment.

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Our expert team of endodontists provides premium dental care for Riverton residents. Using modern techniques and technologies, we offer restorative, cosmetic, and surgical procedures. We have a variety of sedation options, ensuring you a comfortable, pain-free experience. With leading experts in the endodontic field, and our expert training and diagnosis procedures, we treat patients with unsurpassed care and comfort.

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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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