Specialty surgeon complete packaged procedure for a root canal treatment apicectomy per tooth.
A root canal is a space within the root of a tooth. It is part of a naturally occurring space within a tooth that consists of the pulp chamber (within the coronal part of the tooth), the main canal(s), and more intricate anatomical branches that may connect the root canals to each other or to the surface of the root.
The term apicectomy refers to the surgical procedure where the apex, or root tip, is cut off and the root canal ( the tunnel that the nerve resides) filled from the top (or bottom) down (up).
Apicectomies are indicated when:- There is an infection at the root tip that fails to resolve (heal). – A part of an instrument lodge at the tip of the canal during root canal treatment. – A cyst attached to the tip of the root – a radicular cyst.
The root canal apicectomy treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care.
Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.