Root Canal 101

A free resource about root canal treatment by Dr. Rick Morant, a leading Connecticut root canal specialist

  • About Connecticut Endodontics

      Located in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, we are the  Shoreline’s premier Endodontic treatment center. Our mission is to deliver the highest standard of professional care in a friendly and comfortable environment. Our office is proud to offer the most advanced technology in order to provide an uncompromising of clinical excellence. The office is equipped with endodontic microscopes, digital radiographic imaging, and cone beam computed ...

    Posted at January 29, 2016 | By : | Categories : Root Canal 101 | 0 Comment
  • Connecticut Magazine Names Dr. Rick Morant Top Dentist 2014

        We are please to announce that for the 5th consecutive year, CT root canal specialist Rick Morant DMD has been named to Connecticut Magazine's list of Top Dentists. The list is compiled by the magazine based on questionnaires sent each of the 2,800 licensed dentists in the state. Every dentist and dental specialist to make the list has been recommended by ...

    Posted at October 19, 2014 | By : | Categories : Root Canal 101 | 0 Comment
  • CT Root Canal Specialist Rick Morant DMD named Top Dentist

    Again this year, CT root canal specialist Rick Morant DMD has been named to Conneticut Magazine's list of Top Dentists. The list is compiled by the magazine based on questionnaires sent each of the 2,800 licensed dentists in the state. Every dentist to make the list has been recommended by a significant number of their peers. The list was published in the magazine's August 2013 edition. The full list can also be seen online ...

    Posted at July 22, 2013 | By : | Categories : Root Canal 101 | 0 Comment
  • Root canal treatment: why is it necessary?

    To understand endodontic or root canal treatment, it helps to know something about the anatomy of the tooth. Inside the tooth, under the white enamel and a hard layer called dentin, is a soft tissue called the pulp. The pulp contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. "Endo" is the Greek word for "inside." "Odont" is the Greek word for "tooth." Root canal treatment is necessary when the ...

    Posted at March 30, 2013 | By : | Categories : Root Canal 101 | 0 Comment
  • Root canal procedure: what’s involved?

    A root canal procedure can often be performed in one or two visits. At Connecticut Endodontics in Old Saybrook, we pride ourselves in performing a root canal procedure every day that saves the patient's tooth. In the first step of a root canal procedure, the endodontist examines the tooth. Usually the endodontist will x-ray the tooth. After the tooth is numbed the endodontist will place a small protective sheet, or "dental damn" over the area to keep ...

    Posted at March 29, 2013 | By : | Categories : Root Canal 101 | 0 Comment