Root Canal


Dr. Greg S. Phillips has the training and experience needed to perform 95 percent of root canals in his office without referring patients to a specialist. A root canal is a great option for patients who want to save decayed or infected teeth. The procedure is covered by insurance and is more affordable than other treatments that replace missing teeth.

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In our office, we're able to do 95% of the root canal therapy in our office. There's very few that we refer to an endodontic specialist. These are procedures that we normally perform on a daily, routine basis. And there's questions that patients want to know. Should I get a root canal? How long does a root canal last and what is the cost? Generally, I would say root canal therapy is a great, great option for saving a tooth. The reason is, is in many cases it's a lower cost option compared to an implant. Most dental insurances tend to cover root canal therapy and some dental insurances do not cover implants. So root canal therapy can be a great option for saving a tooth rather than extraction.

Dr. Greg S. Phillips

Dr. Greg S. Phillips & Associates General Dentistry & Specialty Practice

At Dr. Greg S. Phillips & Associates, our team of dental professionals offers patients comprehensive care so that they can enjoy healthy smiles for a lifetime. Dr. Phillips works alongside Dr. Celeste Love, Dr. Rachell Kalinoski, Dr. Rachell Velasco, and Dr. Amber Spurlock. He is affiliated with prestigious international and national professional organizations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Misch International Implant Institute
  • Louisiana Dental Association
  • New Orleans Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists

To schedule an appointment at our dental office, contact us online or call (225) 869-4422.

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