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Root canal treatment in Amsterdam

An acute root canal infection is recognisable immediately. It is an intense and severe pain. However, there can often be problems brewing before you notice them. Sometimes your root canal is infected but worse yet, the nerve is already dead. That is particularly nasty, because it means you are not immediately aware of the problem. While you remain unaware of it, the infection bores a way through the tooth to the bone. In this case, a root canal treatment will be necessary.

How a root canal treatment works

Before we start a root canal treatment, we first make an x-ray of your jaw. So we can be sure that the treatment is definitely needed, and are able to locate the infection. Thereafter you get a local anaesthetic. Next we will open the top of your tooth, or molar, this makes it easy to remove the dental tissue that is putting pressure on the nerve. We will then clean the tooth, and fill the resulting space up. If your tooth or molar is in bad shape we will strengthen it with a crown.

How long will the whole treatment take? That depends on the number of infected root canals. Usually the treatment takes between 1 hour and 1.5 hours.

Pain management after a root canal treatment

Don’t worry. Of course we won’t let you go home in pain. We are after all trying to free you from the pain. After the treatment we will give you a good painkiller to take home, that will keep any residual pain in check.

Need an emergency root canal treatment in Amsterdam?

Emergency? You can come to us at Tandarts Jordaan. Call us on: 020 612 12 43 and we will see you as soon as possible.

Our specialists

Rozemarijn Maat

Oral hygienist

Rochelle Makdonal

Prevention assistent


Patricia Kneppers

Prevention assistant


Noor Garali

Dental assistant

About Tandarts Jordaan

A dental practice that you're happy to visit: that's Tandarts Jordaan. The practice is open six days a week, even on Sundays and in the evenings. Making a dentist appointment for toothache, doesn't have to be a pain too. From a simple check-up to a complete dental clean-up, you can come to us for a wide variety of treatments. Even if you're afraid of the dentist, you will feel comfortable will us. We take our time and make a start only when you're ready.

We make sure that you have healthy teeth and good oral hygiene, and help you keep it that way. We take a look at your teeth and make a care plan. That includes an overview of costs. So, you know exactly what to expect.

Have you had an accident, or are you experiencing serious pain? Then you need an emergency dentist: a dentist where you will be helped as soon as possible. Tandarts Jordaan is that kind of dentist. Do you have serious or acute pain? Then get in touch on: 020 612 12 43. Even if you're not currently registered with Tandarts Jordaan, you can still come to us for emergency dental treatment.

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