Root canal therapy is often required to treat irreversible inflammation of the dental pulp. Modern technologies allow for painless and precise therapy, which involves the removal of the diseased pulp, cleaning of the root canal, disinfection and filling with gutta-percha. The final step involves rebuilding the tooth’s crown.
Root canal treatment as an alternative to extraction
The Orłowska Dental Clinic located in Gdynia , near the Orlowski Cliff is a continued practice of the Gdansk based Dental - Aesthetic Clinic run by dr. Adam Wolniczewicz. Dr. Wolniewicz is member of the Polish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry PASE and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists ICOI, he has several references, he holds amongst other a Certificate for participating in a lecture - Proven methods of modern orthodontics entitled. "treat it - don’t extract". His staff includes: dr. Ilona Wolniewicz and dr. Łukasz Tarnawski.
Dr. Maciej Drosd, MD, is the owner of the Esthetic Dental Clinic in Torun, established in 2006. He offers single visit micro endodontic and microsurgery treatment with the use of a dental microscope. Root canal treatment can be done to help clear blocked root canals with the help of ultrasound vibrations. He holds amongst other a Certificate obtained while taking part in a Medical Quintessenz course "prosthodontics, endodontics, esthetics". A staff of 20 people service the clinic, which includes the Włocławek based branch.
The Kalisz based Dental Care dental office, regarded as pioneers in endodontic microscopic treatment in Poland, have been using a microscope for root canal treatment since 2003. The facility has been in business since 1993 and continues to treat gum disease and provide esthetic dental treatments while providing warranty’s for treatment. The staff consists of dr. Dominik Stolarczyk, DDS and dr. Urszula Włodarek, DDS, she has amongst other a certificate of completion for a course entitled "Modern methods of endodontic treatment for curved canals - theory and practice". For the sake of working in a safer working environment, the root canal treatment procedure is performed with the use of a Cofferdam.
For laser treatment, patients can visit dr. Wojciech Zawadzki, DDS at the Laserdent Dental office located in Lodz, which has been offering every type of dental laser treatment to treat patients since 1992. During a root canal treatment procedure, for example a bio stimulation laser is used, which speeds up the healing process of post-operative wounds. The facility also uses an innovative Kavo ozone therapy device, which uses ozone amongst other to eliminate bacterial flora in the root canals, whereas a CO2 laser is used to provide bloodless treatment of the oral cavity. A root canal procedure in most cases is performed in a single visit.
The KCM Clinic, located in the heart of the Karkonosze Mountains, in the downtown of Jelenia Góra, a modern clinic which in 2009 obtained an ISO 9001:2009.quality management certificate. In addition to housing a hospital, the facility also has a dental clinic, which provides endodontic treatment performed by an endodontist, member of the Polish Endodontic Society, dr. Agata Weksej, DDS. The clinic offers single visit endodontic treatment with the use of a microscope and whitening of dead teeth. Privately, dr. Weksej is a professional military aviation photographer, her photos are published on international aerial photograph portals, such as Airliners.net and JetPhotos.net.
In Rzeszów the treatment of inflammation and pulp removal can be performed at the Duo Dent Dental - Orthodontic Clinic, established in 1989, treatment is provided by co-owner, specialist in general dentistry, member of the Polish Endodontic Society - dr. Ireneusz Kołodziejczyk, DDS. Root canal treatment is carried out with the use of a Kaps dental microscope and a B and Obtura thermoplastic gutta percha root canal filling system. The clinic is one of the first in the Subcarpathia region to use a panoramic and cephalometric Veraviewepocs SDCP X-ray.
The cost of endodontic treatment in Dublin (Ireland) and in Poland
The RCT Dental Clinic based in Dublin estimates the cost of endodontic treatment depending on type of treatment required: single root canal - 425 € (about. 1785 zł), 2 root canals - 525 € (about. 2205 zł or 3, 4 root canals - 645 € (about. 2709 zł). The cost of a root canal procedure is clearly much lower in Poland, taking into consideration the fact that the cost of treating a molar tooth in Dublin is equivalent to that of treating the same tooth in Poland with the addition of a ceramic crown restoration.