Alexandria root canal

Root Canals in Alexandria

Why Would I Need a Root Canal?

Get the Healthy Smile You Deserve

Root canals are necessary for deep cavity issues, pulp infections, severe pain, and other injuries or infections to a tooth or teeth. Root canals are not only beneficial for pain relief, but get your smile back to a healthy state.

Benefits of a Root Cana

Relieve Tooth Pain

Tooth infections are painful. Root canal therapy will get you back to a healthy and comfortable smile.

Stop the Spread of Infection

A root canal is beneficial sooner rather than later to avoid the spread of infection.

Save Your Tooth

With a root canal, your natural tooth can be preserved to avoid the need of having a replacement.

Treatment Timeline

What to Expect at Every Step

root canal in Alexandria, VA

Diagnostics & Preparation

Step 1

First, Dr. Han will determine whether or not you have an infection that needs root canal therapy. Afterward, your mouth will be numbed and disinfected.

Removing Decay & Infected Pulp

Step 2

A small hole will be made in your tooth and the infected pulp will be removed through it. The empty space will be filled to support your tooth’s structure.

Alexandria, VA root canals
Alexandria root canals

Filling & Sealing

Step 3

Your tooth will be filled and sealed, and usually capped with a dental crown to protect it from further damage. You can now return to a healthy smile!

Our Reviews

Read What Satisfied Patients Have to Say

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla, ut commodo diam libero vitae erat. Aenean faucibus nibh et justo cursus id rutrum lorem imperdiet. Nunc ut sem vitae risus tristique posuere.

Heading

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla, ut commodo diam libero vitae erat. Aenean faucibus nibh et justo cursus id rutrum lorem imperdiet. Nunc ut sem vitae risus tristique posuere.

Heading

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla, ut commodo diam libero vitae erat. Aenean faucibus nibh et justo cursus id rutrum lorem imperdiet. Nunc ut sem vitae risus tristique posuere.

Heading

“AMAZING 6/5 STARS... New to the area and was having wisdom tooth pain. Dr. Han was extremely caring and didn't rush me to get an extraction. He made sure I felt good so I could keep him updated. Obviously will go back for my extraction soon and I'm glad I found them. Update: Had two of my wisdom teeth extracted. Getting an appointment was fast and they have convenient hours. I was extremely nervous but Dr. Han is AMAZING. The procedure was so fast and you could tell he is very good at what he does. My recovery was less than 24 hours, with minimal pain. Went back for the suture removal and it is almost completely healed only a week later. ”

Gabi R.

I found this place through google reviews after going to a different dentist who told me I needed over 20 fillings in my teeth. Dr. Han was able to give me a second opinion. He is so professional and reasonable. He let me know which fillings were absolutely necessary and which were not and I only ended up needing a couple. I also metabolize anesthesia more quickly than others and he always makes sure I'm completely comfortable and numb during procedures. I had a root canal done here and it was so seamless and easy. I can not recommend Dr. Han enough.

Sofia S.

I am never one to leave reviews, but this one is beyond deserving. Dr. Han and his assistant went above and beyond my expectations. I suffer from severe anxiety when it comes to doctors because of past experiences. However, Dr. Han's jokes and literally telling me everything he was doing before he did it made this a wonderful visit. I left feeling great and not anxious. #officiallyhavemypermanentdoc

Sharie O.

“I am SUPER nervous about going to the dentist, but this place is FABULOUS. The staff was friendly, gentle, and understanding, and Dr. Han was incredible. I had my first crown put in. He was knowledgeable about everything from which numbing agents were best to use (I've had reactions to all of them except the one he used), which crown material to use with zero mercury in them, and understood even the homeopathic pain remedies I prefer to use. Everyone there has a great bedside manner and Dr. Han really helped put me at ease with his humor and positive attitude. Fantastic office all around!”

Meredith P.

“5/5 stars! Dr. Han is the best dentist we have ever seen - of the 35+ dentists who have treated us in the past 30 years )we were both in the military)! We are following Dr. Han from his previous dental office over to his new practice - one that will be entirely his own. So excited for the care we expect to receive there... Dr. Han is just that good! Friendly, calming, listens and is highly competent. We even recommended him to my parents, who plan to sign up once Dr. Han's practice opens!”

Camilla B.

Dr. Han and his staff were amazing. He performed a thorough examination. He was up front and I appreciate him for that. Dr. Han has a great bedside manner and really cares for his patients. THANK YOU, Dr. Han!

Hermenigilda E.

Dr. Han is extremely kind and highly skilled as is his assistant. I was nervous due to prior bad experiences with other practices, but upon meeting him, I immediately was put at ease. He fixed my issue, and in doing so, gave me relief from years of discomfort and inflammation.

M. Warco

Dr. Han was phenomenal. My previous dental experiences had been awful and left me with severe PTSD. With Dr. Han I've never felt more reassured or in capable hands. I was talked through every little thing and assured over and over through any process I went through. Permanent dentist office for life.

Mary P.

I'm very pleased with the results of my front tooth dental crown. Thank you, Dr. Han, you did an amazing job it looks so natural and I feel pretty! Your kindness and honesty makes a positive difference.

Mary F.

Always love working with Dr. Han - he is a top-notch dentist, master of his craft, and is always very knowledgeable, never patronizing. I appreciate the fact that he doesn't try to upsell me on unnecessary treatments or procedures, and I can always opt out of things like fluoride if needed. But rest assured, he embraces a mindset of proactive preventive care.

Holden M.

More Reviews

Tech That Takes Your Treatment to the Next Level

Intraoral scanners

These scanners capture 3D digital dental impressions and allow for better precision and quicker results. Patients also find the colorized results convenient and easy to analyze.

Alexandria root canal therapyroot canal therapy in Alexandria, VA

Frequently Asked Questions

The Truth About Root Canals

+
-
Why would I need root canal therapy?

If you have a serious cavity or your tooth has been damaged by an oral injury, your tooth may become infected. The most common symptom is a toothache that persists for about three days.

+
-
Does root canal treatment hurt?

Contrary to popular belief, a root canal is not a painful procedure. Root canals are painless because your dentist in Alexandria will numb your mouth with a local anesthetic, making the treatment no more painful than a routine dental filling.

+
-
Can root canal treatment fail? What happens if it does?

While uncommon, a root canal treatment can fail. Treatments for failed root canals include retreatment, apicoectomy, and extractions.

Ready to Visit Kenmore Family Dental Care?

Request an Appointment