If you are in the Gambrills MD area and need root canal therapy, you don’t have to be referred to an endodontist. Dr. Vickii Bingham-Lester offers endodontic treatments. Root canal therapy addresses issues involving the soft inner tissue of the teeth, commonly referred to as the dental pulp. Dr. Bingham-Lester performs root canal therapy for both the upper and lower arch. A root canal is necessary to repair and save a tooth that has very deep decay or has become infected. In this process the dental pulp, which contains the nerve, vessels, and other tissues, is removed. The tooth is … Continue reading
There’s no argument that root canals have a reputation that’s often equated to pain. However, as Dr. Vickii Bingham-Lester of Bingham-Lester Dentistry tells her Crofton area-patients, the root canal treatment does not cause the pain. Instead the pain is from the infection in and around the tooth. The root canal is the treatment that clears the infection, stops the pain, and saves the tooth. It is helpful to understand when a root canal is necessary and the procedure to complete it. Dentists will recommend a root canal when the inside of the tooth is damaged, often from a previously undiagnosed … Continue reading
Anonymous "Love my new dentist and her staff. Very efficient, professional, and informative. She has a lab so I could get a new crown all in one visit. I can't ask for more. Definitely recommend Dr. Bingham-Lester."