Root Canal Treatment | Mobile AL

What is a root canal?

A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million are performed every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need for dental implants or bridges.

At the center of your tooth is pulp. The dental pulp is a collection of blood vessels and nerve tissue that helps to build the surrounding tooth. Infection of the pulp can be caused by trauma to the tooth, deep decay, cracks and chips, or repeated dental procedures. Symptoms of the infection can be identified as visible injury or swelling, sensitivity to temperature, or pain in the tooth and/or gums.

If you experience any of these symptoms, your dentist will most likely recommend root canal treatment to eliminate the diseased pulp. Root canal treatment removes this injured pulp, and the root canal system is thoroughly cleaned and sealed. This therapy usually involves local anesthesia and may be completed in one or more visits depending on the treatment required. Root canal treatment has an excellent success rate!

We make every effort to insure your comfort during treatment. We use local anesthesia for all our patients. In addition, if you desire, we will provide nitrous oxide analgesia (“laughing gas”) FREE of charge. You will be able to drive home after your treatment, and you can return to your normal routine very soon thereafter.

Endodontic Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of endodontic therapy, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to root canals are discussed.

Endodontic Presentation

tooth after endodontic treatment

What happens after treatment?

When your root canal therapy has been completed, a record of your treatment will be sent to your general dentist. You should contact their office shortly after we complete our treatment. They will schedule for a follow-up restoration within a few weeks. Your general dentist will decide on what type of restoration is necessary to protect your tooth. It is rare for our patients to experience complications after routine endodontic treatment. If a problem does occur, however, we are available at all times to respond.

How much will it cost?

The cost associated with this procedure can vary depending on factors such as the severity of damage to the affected tooth and which tooth is affected. In general, endodontic treatment is much less expensive than tooth removal and replacement with an artificial tooth.

For more information about Root Canal Treatment or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Morgan or Dr. Manolakis, call our office in Mobile, AL at Mobile Office Phone Number 251-342-3433.

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Mobile Endodontic Associates

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Dr. Morgan and his staff made a procedure that might have been fearful and dreaded into a comfortable, and reassuring experience. His wisdom and skill saved my tooth. I am forever grateful to him for the care I received.

- Sandra W

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I was very anxious about having a root canal for the first time, but Dr. Manolakis and her assistant were very considerate. Dr. Manolakis answered all my questions, even taking the time to explain in more detail those things I didn't quite understand. She took great care to make sure I could feel nothing, and throughout the process she explained what she was going to do next, and what kind of pressure or sounds I would likely feel and hear. I really appreciate how she kept my physical and mental comfort in mind! If I need further endodontic treatment, I will go see Dr. Manolakis at Mobile Endodontic Associates.

- Karen G

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It was a very good experience. Dr Manolakis was so sweet, knowledgeable and kind. It had been a long time since my last root canal and Dr McMurphy had retired when this happened. I was very anxious to have to see a new dentist, especially for a root canal, but I could not have had a better experience. It was basically painless and I had no problems afterwards. I will always use this group. Since I have to have another one, I am happy it will be done by Dr Manolakis. I will definitely recommend your group to other people.

- Christie N

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This procedure could not have been better. Something that was dreaded turned out to be a blessing .The music was relaxing and beautiful. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff and prayers of blessing.

- Anita S

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Dr. Manolakis was wonderful. She was very caring, compassionate and did a great job. She made me feel at ease during the treatment. Great atmosphere. Especially loved the Christian radio station being played during my visits. It was comforting to me.

- Lisa D

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Dr. Manolakis is amazing. The shots were painless and she was so confident with her work. It was a quick and easy process. I came in for a consultation and received treatment the same day. Highly recommended.

- Rachel B

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Root canal is probably one of the most uncomfortable dental procedures you can experience. The staff at this facility made me feel comfortable and alleviated my apprehension about the entire procedure. Dr. Morgan was very expedient and did everything possible to mitigate the obvious discomfort and tedium and complete the work as quickly as possible. In the end, I have experienced only minor soreness in my cheek and jaw, which I expected. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone in need of these services.

- Graham F

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Dr Joan-Marie Manolakis is awesome. Hated any thought of having a root canal until I used her. If i ever need another she will be the one that does it.

- Tim H

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Dr. Manolakis was awesome! Was very nervous about the procedure but she made me feel so much better! Love the fact that they play Christian music in their office! What a testimony!

- Kandy M

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Loved talking ballet about our girls. Equipment is perfect and they followed up with me, as to how I was doing. Said to call if I was having any trouble.

- Paulette C

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I have had several root canals before from others. This was THE most comfortable I have ever been having that procedure. The gentle pats on my shoulder as the numbing injections were given were most appreciated. Dr. Morgan was extremely gentle performing the procedure. If I ever need another root canal, I will surely make my appointment with Dr. Rick Morgan.

- Jim F

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I absolutely had a great experience with the whole office staff!

- Ellen H

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Dr. Morgan and his staff have provided excellent care each time I have come. The level of friendliness and concern expressed by everyone is exceptional, especially in today’s world. They make me feel like “family” and treat me accordingly. Everyone also makes sure you experience as little discomfort as possible.

- Linda H

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Dr. Morgan and his staff are the best in the business!

- Cindy N

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There is such a calm, relaxing atmosphere from the moment you walk in the front door! I felt calm throughout the entire procedure and Dr. Morgan and his staff are awesome! I highly recommend them.

- Cheryl M

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Thank you for checking on me. I had no problems or pain. I had an amazing experience. Thank you Joan , you were very great and very friendly. Thanks again

- Dottie C

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had an overall good visit and procedure considering i called for an appointment while on the road .we were on our way t o Mobile from Eufaula , Al . to visit our son

- Ashley W

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The atmosphere at Mobile Endodontic Associates is great. Dr. Morgan and his staff are wonderful! IF you have to have a root canal, this is the place to do it, they will take great care of you!

- Rachel D

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Dr. Morgan and his staff are super friendly, professional, and very accommodating. They saw me for a root canal immediately (same day I called) and, in spite of being really nervous, the entire procedure was quicker than I expected, easy, and painless. I will be singing their praises and recommending them to family and friends.

- Stacey Y

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I was entirely nervous about going for my visit, but everyone put me right at ease. I was able to get a quick appointment. ALL the staff and, of course Dr. Morgan, were super courteous, professional and helpful. I would absolutely recommend Dr Morgan to anyone whom is needing this type of care. Thank you so much for making my experience as comfortable as possible!

- Laura D

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