Dr. Scott Schechter has been in Practice for 20 years he is an
Endodontist specializing in Root Canals and Extractions.
His residencies include New York University in Endodontics and Periodontics
Dr. Scott achieved his specialty at NYU Dental and is a 2nd generation Dentist.
“It has been our family tradition to give our patients the best possible care!
my father always said the patient comes first and I honor that tradition!”
Professional Society Memberships :
American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontics,
American Association of Periodontics
What is a Root Canal?
Inside each tooth is the pulp which provides nutrients and nerves to the tooth, it runs like a thread down through the root. When the pulp is diseased or injured, the pulp tissue dies. If you don’t remove it, your tooth gets infected and you could lose it.
After the Endodontist (Root Canal Specialist) removes the pulp, the root canal is cleaned and sealed off to protect it. Then your dentist places a crown over the tooth to help make it stronger. Most of the time, a root canal is a relatively simple procedure with little or no discomfort.