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Your Safety is Our Most Important Concern

We've taken extraordinary measures to ensure your visit is safe from contamination of all types of surface and airborne pathogens.

Arlington Dental Associates has been 100% effective at mitigating the risks of infectious diseases and assuring the safety of our patients who entrust us with their care. We have implemented the most modern and effective advancements in virus and infection-control at our Poughkeepsie and Fishkill Dental Facilities.

For more information about the steps we've taken to ensure your safety - click the button below to visit our dedicated safety page.

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Root Canal Therapy


Root Canal Therapy


Root canal therapy can save teeth whose pulp is diseased or damaged.

Various conditions damage pulp such as infection-causing bacteria, an injury or fracture to a tooth, or periodontal disease. When infection due to these conditions occur, an abscess forms at the root end of the tooth. Root canal therapy must then be performed to alleviate the pain, cure the infection, and save the tooth. Typically, two visits are required to complete this procedure during which the following is done: The diseased pulp is removed through a small opening in the crown of the tooth, the pulp chamber and root canals are cleaned, disinfected, medicated, and sealed with a temporary filling and a crown is applied to protect the tooth from breakage.

90% of all root canal-filled teeth will last as long as your other remaining natural teeth. While these teeth become “non-vital” (because the pulp has been removed) they still receive nourishment from the outer tissues. Retaining your natural teeth is always better than losing them or replacing them with artificial ones. Root canal therapy is the most common and effective procedure for saving damaged or diseased teeth.

Don't Wait - Now's the time to get the personalized care and attention you need to look and feel your best!

IF YOU CAN SEE THIS - There are still open times this week and next to meet with Dr. Stier before his calendar gets filled up. Treat yourself to personal consultation and find out how easy (and painless) it is to have that beautiful smile you desire in just a couple of visits.
​There's NO Need to wait Any Longer - Take your first step now…