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stella Carollo-Roit

Endodontist

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18 years Experience
Stella Carollo-Roit
  • Oakland Gardens, NY
  • NYU College of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

Is a broken tooth a dental emergency?

It is advisable to follow up with a dentist when breaking a tooth to prevent infection and possibly losing the tooth!

How to fix cracks in the teeth?

You may be grinding your teeth at night, which is causing your teeth to crack. If that is the case, then a night guard is suggested to help the grinding and prevent any further READ MORE
You may be grinding your teeth at night, which is causing your teeth to crack. If that is the case, then a night guard is suggested to help the grinding and prevent any further damage. Cosmetically speaking, teeth can be bonded or restored with crowns or veneers; depends on the amount of tooth structure that is cracked.

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Dr. Stella Carollo

What can be the risks involved in an endodontic surgery?

Root end resections are not as popular as they once were. Maxillary molar surgery can involve the sinus and bottom molars can cause parasthetia because of the proximity of the READ MORE
Root end resections are not as popular as they once were. Maxillary molar surgery can involve the sinus and bottom molars can cause parasthetia because of the proximity of the mandibular nerve.

What are the signs of a failed root canal?

Pain on biting, swelling, sensitivity to hot are some signs which can indicate that the root canal needs to be re-evaluated.

Can a tooth affected by cavities be saved?

Depending on how much decay (cavity) is present will determine if a tooth can be saved.

Is my tooth infection spreading?

Probably not. Sometimes if you wait and don't go to a dentist right away it can be referred pain.

Can a root canal have prolonged recovery?

Soreness is to be expected for about two weeks. If you are still having pain then it is recommended that you follow up for a re-evaluation of the tooth.

Endodontists and root canals?

It may be that your dentist chooses to treat only some teeth, typically molars are more difficult and some dentists choose to refer to an endodontist. There are many factors such READ MORE
It may be that your dentist chooses to treat only some teeth, typically molars are more difficult and some dentists choose to refer to an endodontist. There are many factors such as presence of curved roots, caclifications, and infection which can make root canal treatment very challenging. An endodontist specializes in root canals and is equipped in handling these challenges.

How successful is an apicoectomy?

There are many factors that come into consideration in the success of any procedure. What about a re-treatment? Is that an option? Presence of infection, location and size of lesion, READ MORE
There are many factors that come into consideration in the success of any procedure. What about a re-treatment? Is that an option? Presence of infection, location and size of lesion, length of root, and symptoms are some factors which can affect the long-term prognosis of an apicoectomy. Another option is extraction and implant. Ultimately, the decision is up to you.

What does endodontic retreatment involve?

A retreatment is basically going into the tooth, removing all existing material that was placed prior, and recleaning canals out. Sometimes additional canals are treated if present. READ MORE
A retreatment is basically going into the tooth, removing all existing material that was placed prior, and recleaning canals out. Sometimes additional canals are treated if present.

One of my front teeth just chipped. How will this be fixed?

Probably a simple filling. You should follow up with your general dentist.

Is a root canal treatment permanent?

Unfortunately nothing in life is gauranteed including root canals! There is always a chance that it may have to be addressed at a future date.

I have a cracked tooth. Does this expose me to an infection?

You should follow up with a dentist within the next few days. If a fracture exposes the nerve it can eventually cause an infection.

Dr. Stella Carollo