Root Canal Treatments

FEBRUARY SPECIAL: FREE SEDATION – We’re currently offering free sedation for new patients. Some restrictions apply so please call (303) 323-8149 to find out more.

If you have a deep filling or a crown and are experiencing pain or sensitivity, you may need a root canal. Please contact our office immediately, and in a free dental consultation (which includes 3D digital imaging X-rays), we can then offer an assessment.

In addition, if you have started a root canal with another dentist, but never saw your root canal to completion, give us a call today.

A root canal procedure could help save a tooth that, in years past, may have been extracted.

Root canals can be required when:
•decay moves from the tooth to the pulp (root)
•the nerve of the tooth becomes infected
•the tooth becomes abscessed
•there’s recent trauma to the tooth (usually cracked, broken or chipped)
•there’s past trauma to the tooth
•the tooth is dying (due to aging or other factors)

Is it worth saving a tooth with root canal therapy?

In the majority of cases, yes. Whenever we can, we do our best to prevent teeth extractions. Countless studies have shown that a healthy smile, with all of your natural teeth, leads to better overall health. And the cost of a root canal (to save a tooth) is far less than the cost of an implant or a bridge.

In order to make root canal treatments more comfortable, we offer three types of sedation dentistry: IV sedation, oral / conscious sedation, and laughing gas / nitrous oxide.

For further information about root canals, or to schedule your free dental consultation, please call (303) 323-8149, or e-mail

Dr. Joseph O’Leary and Dr. Scott Peppler have received patient reviews from hundreds of our patients.  Learn more about us, straight from them!

Our dental office is located in Lone Tree, Colorado, which is near Park Meadows Mall (at C-470 and Quebec).  We’re close to Highlands Ranch, Centennial, Englewood, Denver Tech Center, Aurora, and Littleton. We also accept most types of dental insurance, including Assurant, United Concordia, Delta Dental Premier and Aetna.