On rare occasions, an infection that our dentist removed from a tooth can redevelop after root canal therapy. If this is the case for you, Dr. Konopka may recommend root canal surgery. Also called apicoectomy, root canal surgery can help save your natural tooth. During your treatment, we will carefully removing any remaining infection inside of your tooth and remove the root tip. If you would like to learn more about root canal surgery, we invite you to contact our office at 586-296-1140. Our friendly dental team can help answer your questions and set up your next appointment with Dr. Konopka, our dentist in St. Clair Shores, Michigan.

What is an apicoectomy?