Treatment of the inflamed root canal

Bacteria can penetrate into the root canal through caries. In the past, the tooth had to be extracted. Nowadays, the dentist or endodontologist (specialist dentist) tries to save the tooth by means of a root canal treatment. He removes the nerve, cleans and disinfects the root canal. Then he closes the canal:

What costs are covered by health insurance?

The health insurance company will pay for the standard care if the following conditions are met:

  • the preservation of an uninterrupted row of teeth is thus made possible
  • a one-sided free-end situation is avoided
  • der Erhalt eines bereits bestehenden, funktionstüchtigen Zahnersatzes wird ermöglicht