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What is a root canal procedure?

Root canal procedures, or endodontics, is a treatment for the inner pulp of the tooth. They are performed to save teeth from extraction. The dentist or endodontist, a root canal specialist, cleans out the decayed or damaged pulp without breaking the exterior of the tooth root. The cleaned root canal is filled with a bio-compatible rubber-like material called gutta-percha. They are also performed for patients with damaged teeth caused by accidents or fractures. The procedure takes one to two hours to complete.

What are the types of root canal procedures?

Primary root canal treatments are performed using stainless steel files. Stainless steel files could remove only a small amount of infection and could easily break. The more advanced and flexible nickel titanium files do not break easily and are able to clean the entire infected area easily. Rotary instruments used to clean the root canal are quicker than manual instruments. Other advanced root canal procedures make use of ultrasound or laser to effectively clean the root canal.

Is a root canal procedure painful?

Root canal procedures are performed under local anaesthetic. Patients will not feel pain during the procedure.

What is the recovery time after having a root canal procedures?

Patients take about three days to recover after a root canal procedure. Some patients require a week to recover from a root canal procedure.

When can I travel by air after a root canal procedure?

It is safe to travel by air one day after a root canal procedure. Patients should check with their dentist before embarking on their journey. If they feel pain or discomfort, they should postpone their journey until it abates.

What care is required after a root canal procedure?

Patients should take all prescribed medications correctly. They should not eat until the anaesthetic wears off. They should not eat or drink very hot or very cold food for at least a week. They should avoid eating hard food or sticky food. If swelling occurs they should sleep with their head raised for a few days to bring it down.

What are the alternatives to root canal procedures?

Alternatives to root canal procedures include extractions and pulp capping procedures.

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4.9 / 5  Outstanding
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New Smile Dental Group

(888) 848-7639 ext: 72474 Avenue 2 Entre Calles 36-38, San Jose
Rating from 1 Review Very professional and politeGary, Heredia, 22 Feb 13

Pleased and found the entire organization to be very professional and polite.

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4.3 / 5  Excellent
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Costa Rica Dental Services

(866) 260-9546 Calle 1, Avenida 6, San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San José, 2050
Rating from 35 Reviews The Root Canal, Teeth Cleaning and Crown procedures were pain freeDevin, La Honda, 09 Sep 16

I had 3 root canals, and crowns (molars), and a cleaning, that needed to be done and I couldn't afford to have the work done in the United States, even at low income discount rates. It was scary having work done in a foreign country but everything turned out great! It was only $2000 and comparable services around here were at around $6000. It was great, all of the work was done in a week, Dr. Gadea was very professional, and the procedure was pain free and done with modern equipment. I couldn't be happier with the quality of work. It was quick, painless and I really feel like my crowns are VERY high quality. I will be back for all of my future dental work, you can count on that! If you're wondering if it's worth the risk to travel to a new country to get a break on dental services it totally is.

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4.6 / 5  Outstanding
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Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab

(888) 491-7315 Curridabat: Diagonal Esquina Noreste Plaza Jose Maria Zeledon, Curridabat
Rating from 91 Reviews I know they would care for you as well as they cared for meJasper, US, 18 Feb 18

I had a root canal on an urgent basis with a follow-up crown. This was done to treat a severe toothache. I also had 2 titanium implants and will return in 4-6 months for crowns. In my estimation, I was able to save enough on the first procedure to pay for airfare and moderate lodgings. I have already encouraged several people to go to this clinic for their dental care. After being sent by 2 different dentist in Texas to a root canal specialist that only comes to my small town twice a week. It was quite literally quicker to see a specialist in Costa Rica. I emailed this clinic through the website and received a call from the lovely and talented Geovanna Acosta within 1 hour. This was on a Thursday and I was able to be seen the following Monday morning. On arrival, I was greeted by the Drs. Monge and Dr. Andrea Gonzales personally. I am a healthcare professional myself and recognized the whole staff's skills and caring attitude. Their English was very good and my Spanish is very bad. I would recommend this clinic without reservation knowing that they would care for you as well as they cared for me.

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4.6 / 5  Outstanding
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Dr Marco Muñoz Cavallini International Dental Clinic

(877) 519-4628 Calles 28-30, Avenida 3 bis 2841, San Jose
Rating from 62 Reviews I am finally done and cannot be happier with the resultPaula, Canada, 18 Dec 15

I looked for a clinic in Costa Rica after getting 2 failed bridges done in Cozumel. I decided to go with this clinic due to the amount of experience these doctors have and the team in place. I started my treatment for 3 implants in May 2015. When I finished in Dec 2015, I had 4 implants, 7 crowns. I am finally done and cannot be happier with the result. It cost me way less than it would have in Canada (50%) and I had 2 amazing vacations in Costa Rica! My initial experience was just ok. The office staff was a little cold at first. I expected a warmer, friendlier greeting. I had a root canal and 3 implants. I had a lot of pain one of the nights due to too much work on one side. Mainly from the root canal....The implant surgery was fast and fairly pain free. But, after returning home, my tooth broke...that had the root canal done. On the second visit, I had to have an extraction, of the failed root canal and an implant put in place, plus 7 crowns. (they kindly deducted the amount paid for the root canal) The worst part was the extraction. I found the office staff very pleasant this time. Expect to wait sometimes. If you are told 2 pm, your apt can be more like 4pm, There is not always a dentist available due to surgeries and high volume. I would have liked to have the stages explained to me as I went along - I had no idea what to expect when.. I stayed at Barcelo San Jose Palacio. It is only 8 km away. It was a great choice, comfortable, great food and an awesome pool area to help 'get away' in the middle of very busy, bustling San Jose and dental work stress. Make sure you stay on a higher floor though due to ballroom noise....The drivers for the clinic are very good, know where they are going and it is a great worry free service they provide around the clock. They were available of the time and are very friendly. Over all, I am so happy with the end result. My teeth look and feel amazing! Dr. Marco Jr. did my implants. He was fast and funny. Dr. Trueblood did the rest and he was excellent, very skilled and kind. My bite is perfecto! I felt very comfortable with the staff. For a near perfect end result with your dental issues and a great vacation (if you add in a week or so to travel...) I would not hesitate to recommend this clinic to anyone. Thank you to Dr. Marco Jr. and his outstanding TEAM! Muchos Gracius!

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( all types of teeth) Treatment of affected teeth by refilling of canals in their roots.
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Dr.Edwin Valverde and Associates

(360) 215-3243 200 mts south west from Correos de Costa Rica,Zapote., San Jose
Rating from 2 Reviews Hygienically clean and up to the professional standardsTariq, Costa Rica, 27 Jul 18

Fantastic professional. Having very good knowledge and expertise. He is very good experienced though during talk maybe you will not feel it, after treatment, you will find him the best dentist. Easy access to his clinic from San Jose, Costa Rica. Use maps me, an offline map if don’t want to use Taxi or Uber and in this way. You will also get the information and knowledge about the city. I found this doctor the best and the price is good. I will highly recommend this doctor. He has very good services and standards are not less than the USA or Canadian. I am from Calgary, Canada and I think if you don’t have insurance for root canal treatment etc. this clinic is the best choice. Hygienically clean and up to the professional standards. Thanks, the doctor for all your professional treatment. I really appreciate it. Thanks.

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4.7 / 5  Outstanding
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Jehovah Rapha Medical Center

(888) 277-1286 Guayabos, Curridabat, Curridabat, 11803
Rating from 35 Reviews I have healed perfectlyDavid, playa del rey, 12 Feb 16

Treatment was just like any other dental treatment in the USA. I felt the tools were clean. The dentist was professional. I didn't feel like they were trying to up-sell me any unneeded services. They picked me up from my hotel and dropped me off all at no additional cost. If you don't have dental insurance in the US why not spend the extra money you would save on a flight and have the work done in Costa Rica I was nervous about getting dental work in a foreign country but Jehova Rapha made me as comfortable as possible. It's been a month since having two root canals and two extractions and I have healed perfectly and I saved hundreds of dollars. If I ever need dental work in the future I know where I'll return!

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Root canals $100  -  $300
This treatment is performed by Dr. Esteban Ulate or his wife Dra. Bianca Amaya both highly trained root canal specialist. The root canal therapy is require when a tooth has an infection or is in constant pain, also can be performed to help to recover the height of the tooth for a crown preparation.
Complex Root Canal $200  -  $300
Anything is complex when you have the right staff in your office. We have 2 highly trained root canal specialist and it is very unlikely that both of them cant solve a situation in a perfect way. So I really recommend to choose our clinic because 2 brains thinks better than 1.
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4.1 / 5  Excellent
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Dental Pluss

(360) 339-8817 200 metros norte de la Cruz Roja de Radial - San Rafael - Belén 147,, San Jose, San Jose
Dental Pluss is a Dentist in San José. To contact them for additional information simply fill out the contact form.
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5.0 / 5  Outstanding
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Prisma Dental

(360) 329-9696 300m East of Plaza Mayor, San Jose
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4.3 / 5  Excellent
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Cleo Dental

Avenida 14, Cale 42, 100 S McDonalds, Sabana Sur, 1007
Rating from 1 Review The best of the bestAngela, Costa Rica, 24 Jun 17

I needed extensive work on my bottom teeth- 2 root canals, a bridge, 2 veneers, and caps. As well as, a gum scaling. The best of the best. Dr. Castro and his team are perfectionists, and gave me a level of care second to none. I've had similar work done in the U.S., for three times the price, dragged out over a period of years. My time in CR was limited, Dr. Castro and his team worked overtime on two separate nights, so I could leave CR with a beautiful smile. From the girls at the front desk to Dr. Castro and the rest of his team, professionalism at its finest. Thank you, CLEO Dental!

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4.7 / 5  Outstanding
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Flikier Dental Institute

Boulevard de Rohrmoser, San Jose
The Instituto Flikier de Rehabilitacion Oral is Costa Rica´s leading cosmetic and restorative dental spa. Here artistry meets science to provide a unique blend of caring, comfort and the most advanced dental procedures available today. Dr. Flikier and his team are pleased to introduce you to our unique dental practice. Your need for healthy teeth and Gums is our main focus. Dr. Flikier is known for treating each patient with individual care, knowing there is a different wants and needs for each one of his patients. Dr. Flikier plans your treatment to achieve optimum dental health. His expertise in "restoring" teeth allows strong long lasting solutions. Rather than just "fill" teeth he restores teeth to their natural strength and beauty.
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4.7 / 5  Outstanding
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Americas Dental Care

800 mts sur del Antiguo Higueron, San Jose
It's not just a matter of a Great Smile, at American Dental Care  we would make your next Dental Trip memorable!   Our Head Chief and Owner, Dr Juan Manuel Donato graduate as DDS in the year 2000 and his passion for Dentistry and commitment for care took him to maked two Dental Deegres,  Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implants,with postgraduate studies in Argentina,Germany, Austria and Spain  between other countries, Dr. Donato is actual Member of the Costa Rica Specialties Dental Board (CCDCR).  At American Dental Care you can make your dream smile come true, our commitment to care, passion for dentistry and customized care has been making the difference for tens of our USA and Canada patients for the past 10 years. Our unique Dental Boutique Service,  Unbeatable Quotes, Dental Treatment Financing and USA and Canada  follow up makes a real difference.
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3.5 / 5  Good
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Dentist-Costa Rica

Cuba, San José
Dentist-Costa Rica is a Dentist in San Pedro. To contact them for additional information simply fill out the contact form.
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