If your teeth are sensitive to cold and/or hot, a nerve or nerves inside your tooth may be damaged and should be removed. The procedure to repair teeth with nerve damage is called Root Canal Therapy or Root Canal Treatment. At Active Care Endo, we are equipped to perform this procedure for you and quickly eliminate your pain.

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Dr. Giraldo specializes in root canal theapy with skill, precision, and care!

Father and daughterDr. Giraldo is a dental specialists whose sole desire is to immediately stop your tooth pain, and at the same time, save your tooth.

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Our Brandon office is conveniently located to serve residents living in Lithia, Mango,Plant City, Riverview, Seffner, East Tampa and Valrico.

01 Root canal process1Root canal treatment is needed when the pulp (the soft tissue inside the tooth) becomes inflamed or infected as a result of injury, deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, or a cracked or chipped tooth. (Source: American Association of Endodontics)

02 Root canal processAn opening is made in the top of the tooth or chewing surface.

03 Root canal processA series of endodontic files is used to remove the infected or inflamed tissue; the root canals are then cleaned and disinfected

04 Root canal processRoot canals are filled with a material called gutta-percha and cement.

05 Root canal processThe opening of the tooth is now sealed with filling.

06 Root canal processYou return to your dentist (also known as a restorative dentist) who places a crown over the tooth, which is now restored. Gain more knowledge by clicking the Teeth menu item or clicking here.