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How much should a pulpectomy cost

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Rosen
Specializes in Dentistry
Partial root canal: A pulpectomy is also known as a partial root canal. It's when all the pulp in your tooth is removed. Usually this is performed on children.
Dr. Marielaina Perrone
Cosmetic Dentistry 26 years experience
Pulpectomy is the...: Removal of the dental pulp, including that in the roots.
Dr. James Beck
Dentistry 11 years experience
Removal of all pulp: A pulpectomy is when all the tooth pulp is removed including the coronal pulp and the pulp in the roots. This is done during a root canal and then th... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dentistry 43 years experience
Get you out of pain.: On adult teeth a pulpotomy is kind of the start of a root canal. It is a stop before getting the full root canal. It serves to get you out of pain unt... Read More
Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
A pulpectomy: Is the complete removal of the nerve from within the tooth. It is sometimes done as a 2 stage, if the entire procedure (pulpectomy, debridement - cle... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 13 years experience
Remove the nerve: Nowdays, most root canal therapy can be done in one visit. However, in certain cases, dentists might decide to stop the pain or drain the infection f... Read More
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 44 years experience
Deep Anesthesia : Following local anesthesia, center of the tooth is removed using the high speed drill. All upper pulp chamber contents are removed & washed clean. A... Read More
Dr. Travis Campbell
Cosmetic Dentistry 12 years experience
Nerve removal: A pulpectomy is basically an incomplete root canal. We basically numb the tooth, remove any decay, remove the nerve and infected tissue within the to... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
It will get getter: Sadly sometimes you develop pain secondary to instrumentation of the canals - apical periodontitis. Depending on what medications you were prescribed... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
Dentistry 34 years experience
Yes: The pulpectomy is sealed when completed and smoking doesn't affect it although smoking in general tends to delay healing.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Scott Bellack
Dentistry 33 years experience
Call your dentist.: Your dentist should be able to prescribe pain meds, if he has not already done so. He also may want to prescribe antibiotics.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Zeines
Dentistry 51 years experience
See below: You should call your dentist for pain medication. But i would try using a homeopathic remedy called traumeel get the liquid and place 6 drops under y... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Pulpectomy vs.: Pulpotomy. The pulp of a tooth is nerves, tiny blood vessels and connective tissue that is located in the center of the tooth. There is coronal and ra... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 46 years experience
See dentist: You probably need further treatment of the tooth with pulpectomy. The tooth will need to have a full endodontic procedure (root canal). This will pr... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Absolutely: Both procedures are highly effective (in the 90% to 95% range) when done properly by a skilled dentist under the right conditions. They both enable y... Read More

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