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Dental Root Surgery Specialist


The word “surgery” can be scary. But dental surgery typically involves small, minimally invasive procedures. Most — if not all — dental surgeries are considered outpatient procedures that people recover from in a couple of days. Dental surgeries are performed to solve problems that may be caused by tooth loss, facial injury, infection or gum disease, or pain in the jaw or mouth.

At Greater Endodontics, the goal is first and foremost to save your natural teeth. If tooth removal is necessary, Greater Endodontics will make sure you end up with pleasing cosmetic results to save your smile.

Greater Endodontics utilizes safe sedation and superior endodontic technology, such as dental-specific surgical lasers, to make procedures quicker, more comfortable and more precise. Greater Endodontics dental root surgery specialists in Riverton perform a wide variety of dental procedures including root canals, dental implants and tooth restoration. Greater Endodontics even offers 24/7 emergency services for people who suffer dental or facial damage after an accident.

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Getting To The “Root” Of The Problem


Teeth have no immune system or blood supply, so when a tooth dies there are no white blood cells to fight infection. This leaves the area around the tooth vulnerable. Infected teeth are typically treated with root canal treatment.

Greater Endodontics uses advanced laser dentistry to precisely remove and reshape affected soft tissue during a root canal that would not be possible using conventional instruments. Laser beams light up and help to sterilize the infected areas that your body’s defense mechanisms can’t reach.

The risk for complications are reduced as the laser is able to pinpoint and destroy harmful bacteria and infection, while eliminating the risk of damaging the healthy tooth. This level of precision also reduces trauma to overall tooth and gum structure with targeted dental repair.

Laser therapy results in accelerated healing by reducing inflammation, minimizing trauma to surrounding teeth and tissue, activating the immune system and stimulating tissue regeneration. The healing process is less painful as laser treatments are less invasive and reduce the need for outdated dental tools and techniques.

Sometimes root canals are not successful. Often, a second root canal, known as root canal retreatment, is performed to completely remove any lingering infection. If an infection is significant and/or has spread to the root tip (or apex), an apicoectomy is performed.

What Is An Apicoectomy?

While an apicoectomy is slightly more invasive than a root canal procedure, it is a common procedure performed by the specialists at Greater Endodontics. Because of our highly trained dental root surgery specialists in Riverton who use safe sedation therapies, patients are guaranteed to have a painless, worry-free experience.

An apicoectomy is also known as a root end resection. It involves removing the apex of the tooth. During the procedure, the apicoectomy specialist opens gum tissue near the infected tooth to reveal underlying bone and tissue. The apex of the tooth is removed as well as any infection in the surrounding tissue and bone.

After infection is removed, a filling is used to seal the end of the root canal and the area is stitched closed. This routine microsurgery is performed quickly and has minimal recovery time.

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I had a very positive experience with Greater Endodontics. On my first consultation, I was greeted warmly by all of the staff. I felt important and valued. At the end of the appointment, the office staff explained the procedure that they recommended and gave me a quote. The next week I scheduled a root canal retreatmen...
— Holly Stoddard, Posted July 19th 2024 on google
I was impressed with the thoroughness of Dr. Brimley and his assistant. The evaluation was explained in detail and then the root canal I had done was done with care and effective.
— Richard Belt, Posted July 16th 2024 on google
A 5-root canal redo from my dentist. Very pleased with the service, their technology and the doctors expertise. I was comfortable the entire time.
— Matt S, Posted July 15th 2024 on google
My experience with Dr. Brimley at Greater Endodontics Riverton was exceptionally amazing! All the office staff members, assistants and Doctor were very kind and professional. They all went above and beyond to explain the charges, procedure, experience to expect and outcome of my procedure. I would highly recommend Dr. ...
— Geri Zwicky, Posted July 10th 2024 on google
Dr. Brimley and his team is great. He is always very thorough in his treatment. He made sure my son was not even in the slightest discomfort making the overall experience great. And the dental assistant was very kind and warm to speak to.
— Sushmita Shrestha, Posted July 9th 2024 on google
I had a fantastic experience. Dr Larson was thorough and fast. I didn’t feel a thing.
— Krista Diem, Posted July 5th 2024 on google
Dr Brimley and his staff were wonderful. I was kind of anxious about the procedure but Dr. Brimley put my mind at ease and did a great job with my root canal I highly recommend him.
— liz medina, Posted July 4th 2024 on google
The entire staff was great. I was super anxious for my root canal fix. They made it seem like it was no big deal. Dr Brimley was wonderful I had no pain during or after the procedure.
— Seasen Ruoti, Posted July 2nd 2024 on google
Fabulous experience. This is my third time there and every time has been very professional, easy, and the work on my teeth was painless and flawless. I wouldn’t go anywhere else to get a root canal. dr. Brimley is a true artisan.
— Sharon Eastman, Posted June 29th 2024 on google
Nobody likes to go to the “dentist” or orthodontist or Endodontist but this place was great! The worst part of it all was I didn’t fall asleep! No pain, doc kept me informed the whole (2hours) way…as relaxing as possible and the music was nice! Thanks James Taylor!lolol😉
— darlene thompson, Posted June 27th 2024 on google
Great staff, so friendly & knowledgeable!!!
— Ryan Defa, Posted June 24th 2024 on google
Dr. Larsen was about the best Endodontic Dentist I've ever met. Funny, professional, and gave amazing care. The only place I'd recommend my friends go.
— Daniel Allred, Posted June 22nd 2024 on google
I can't say enough good about Dr Curtis Brimley and his assistant. I had a complicated root canal and he was the only one that was able to complete it, He is a master. I would never go to anyone else. I was told I would have to have my tooth extracted and after others had attempted it and failed, they even called me...
— irene remund, Posted June 20th 2024 on google
really excellent care
— Reyna Reyes, Posted June 19th 2024 on google
Dr Brimley and staff are very efficient, professional and supportive.
— pamela magliocchino, Posted June 17th 2024 on google
So far on day 1 after the gentle wave root canal by Dr. Larsen, I’m doing well. No pain and the whole process took about an hour.
— William Schuetz, Posted June 15th 2024 on google
So impressed and would highly recommend Dr. Brimley and his staff for dental treatments. All very friendly people and a great environment. I really appreciated the explanations for my root canal and the consistent checking of the procedure by Dr. Brimley. Keep up the great care and dental procedures.
— B C, Posted June 15th 2024 on google
I appreciated Dr. Casper's knowledge and explaining to me my options and also offering his advice on how we should approach a problematic tooth due to the error of another. I'm optimistic we made the right decision.
— Curtis Clayton, Posted June 12th 2024 on google
Very friendly and professional.
— jim bowers, Posted June 7th 2024 on google
Dr. Brimley did a fantastic job on my root canal and I had only had to take a few tylenol for pain towards the evening. I felt priviledge to sit in a brand new chair. I was thinking maybe the next chair should have a small massage link to it. I would highly recommend Dr. Brimley plus he knows a little about plumbin...
— Dave Peck, Posted June 4th 2024 on google

Dental Procedure Breakdown


Most dental surgery takes an hour or less — although more complicated procedures may take up to an hour and a half or two hours. Recovery time, especially with the advanced laser technology used by Greater Endodontics, is relatively quick and patients can expect to return to normal activities the day following their procedure.

Procedures Performed By Our Dental Root Surgery Specialists:
  • Root Canal — a root canal eliminates bacteria and infection by removing the inflamed or infected pulp. The inside of the tooth is then carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed. As mentioned above, an apicoectomy is performed if the root canal infection has spread to the root tip, or apex.
  • Dental Implant — in case a tooth cannot be saved, dental implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth, increase the retention of dentures, and more. Dental implants require a surgical procedure that fuses bone to a dental prosthesis. This procedure involves drilling and has a longer recovery time than other procedures.
  • Post-Accident Dental Trauma — car accidents or other accidents that involve a severe blow to the jaw or face may result in a chipped or dislodged tooth, an avulsed (knocked out) tooth, or a root fracture. Endodontic treatment can help save teeth that have been affected in an accident.

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Greater Endodontics Specialized Services

Our expert team of endodontists provides premium dental care for Utah 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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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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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.

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