Toronto Root Canal Therapy - York Hill Endodontics
At York Hill Endodontics, Dr. George Sas, Dr. Geoffrey Sas, and Dr. Ralph Dana perform endodontic therapy (also known as a Root Canal therapy) in Toronto. York Hill Endodontics was founded in 1965 by Dr. Jerry Smith. In 1981, George Sas joined him in practice and York Hill Endodontics is now the longest established endodontic specialty practice in Canada. We offer root canal therapy and microsurgery as well as in a modern urban setting. Have a root canal emergency? Contact us today! We invite you to explore our website and learn more about endodontics, as well as about ourselves - Dr. George Sas, Dr. Geoffrey Sas, and Dr. Ralph Dana; The endodontic specialists at York Hill Endodontics.
What Is An Endodontist?
If your Toronto area dentist or dental professional has recommended a root canal or endodontic treatment, your next step is to find a professional, experienced endodontist in the Toronto area.
Root Canal therapy is a common procedure, however, like any major medical or dental procedure, it is best performed by a specialist who does this procedure. On a daily basis, such as the endodontic specialists at York Hill Endodontics.
Toronto Root Canal Specialists
Dr George Sas has been performing root canal therapy and Endodontic Treatmentfor over 35 years. Dr. Geoffrey Sas joined the practice in 2014 after completing his specialty training. Dr Ralph Dana, is the latest addition to the York Hill team, joining us in June 2021.
York Hill Endondonticscontinues to be one of the most respected endodontic practices in the country. Please contact us today to book your appointment, and meet with the doctors.
Emergency Root Canal Services
We offer emergency root canal services by appointment.
If you have been told by your dentist that you require an immediate root canal, or are suffering from an infection that requires treatment, please contact us for either a consultation or treatment. The endodontic professionals at York Hill Endodontics would be happy to assist you in this critical time.
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Meet Your Doctors
Dr. George Sas, Dr. Geoffrey Sas, and Dr. Ralph Dana are specialists in endodontic therapy and endodontic treatment with decades of combined experience.
Meet Dr. George Sas
York Hill Endodontics was founded in 1965 by Dr. Jerry Smith. In 1981, George Sas joined him in the practice and it is now the longest established endodontic specialty practice in Canada.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Sas attended the Forsyth Institute (affiliated with Harvard School of Dental Medicine) in Boston where he completed a general residency program. In 1981, he completed his post graduate training in endodontology under Dr. Samuel Seltzer at Temple University in Philadelphia.Read more about Dr. George Sas...
Meet Dr. Geoffrey Sas
Dr. Geoffrey Sas started his education in Physiology at University of Western Ontario. He continued his studies in Dentistry where he obtained his DDS at the University of Toronto and his AEGD Certificate at the University of California, Los Angeles. After discovering his passion in Endodontics, he completed his certificate in Endodontics at Nova Southeastern University. He has several publications in the areas of the endo-restorative interface. He has lectured nationally and internationally and he’s currently on faculty at the University of Toronto. Read more about Dr. Geoffrey Sas...
Meet Dr. Ralph Dana
Dr. Dana was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the University of Toronto in 2013 and was awarded the George Hare Endodontics Award and the prestigious Lynda Sellars Award, given to the graduating student who demonstrates the greatest overall proficiency with respect to the assessment, planning, treatment and management of patients in the Comprehensive Care Program. Immediately upon graduation, Dr. Dana worked in family practice in Toronto and Oshawa, ON. Read more about Dr. Dana...
The Endodontic Experts
Endodontic treatment treats the inside of the tooth. Endodontic treatment is necessary when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. The inflammation or infection can have a variety of causes: deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, faulty crowns, or a crack or chip in the tooth.
With proper care, even teeth that have had root canal treatment can last a lifetime. But sometimes, a tooth that has been treated doesn’t heal properly and can become painful or diseased months or even years after treatment. If your tooth failed to heal or develops new problems, you have a second chance. An additional procedure may be able to support healing and save your tooth.
Occasionally, a nonsurgical root canal procedure alone cannot save your tooth and your endodontist will recommend surgery. Endodontic surgery can be used to locate small fractures or hidden canals that weren’t detected on x-rays or during previous treatment. Surgery may also be needed to remove calcium deposits in root canals, or to treat damaged root surfaces or the surrounding bone of the tooth.
Cracked teeth demonstrate many types of symptoms, including pain when chewing, temperature sensitivities, or even the release of biting pressure. Chewing can cause movement of the cracked pieces of your tooth, and the pulp within the tooth becomes irritated. At the same time, when biting pressure is released, the crack can close quickly, resulting in sharp pain.
Traumatic dental injuries often occur in accidents or sports-related injuries. Chipped teeth account for the majority of all dental injuries. Dislodged or knocked-out teeth are examples of less frequent, but more severe injuries. Treatment depends on the type, location and severity of each injury. Any dental injury, even if apparently mild, requires examination by a dentist or an endodontist immediately.
The York Hill Endo Blog
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