Root Canals and Tooth Extractions


Root Canals & Dental Extractions

Family Dentist Serving Hamilton & Middletown, NJ

Our dental practice has provided the highest quality dental care in Hamilton, NJ and Middletown, NJ for over 25 years. As a family dental practice, Drs. Alexander and Dawn Rockwell are proud to serve patients of every age. Our doctors and staff are committed to providing you and your family with the best possible care and treatment anywhere. We truly care about you, your smile, your health, and your wellbeing.

Rockwell Dentistry is more than a family dental office. We take a multidisciplinary approach to dental care. This saves our patients time and ensures you are able to receive care from a doctor and staff who know you and your dental health history. We are proud to offer a comprehensive range of general, cosmetic, and specialty dental services. This includes root canals, implants, and extractions.

Root Canals and Extractions


There are many reasons why a tooth may need to be removed. Decay, trauma or overcrowding are all possible causes of need for tooth removal. Dr. Rockwell can handle any extraction, including wisdom tooth removal. After a tooth is removed, it will cause the neighboring teeth to shift, which will cause problems with your jaw and chewing. Replacing the extracted tooth is recommended to avoid these types of complications.

Once a tooth has been removed, to replace it you may opt for placement of a dental implant, bridge, or partial denture.

Dr. Rockwell and our staff have the skills and experience to easily handle any tooth extraction procedure. This procedure is typically over very quickly, and often times patients are pleasantly surprised how easy and painless it actually is. We will address any concerns and questions you have, including sedation option.

Root Canals

In the past, if the nerve of your tooth became infected, your would probably lose the tooth. Root Canal Treatment allows your tooth to be saved. As the nerve becomes infected, it can cause an abscess or injury to your jawbones. This can have a negative effect on your overall health, and if left untreated, you will have to have the tooth removed.

A root canal is a relatively simple, painless, fast procedure that usually involves one visit. Common signs you may have of an infected pulp are severe toothaches, pain when chewing, sensitivity to hot or cold foods, discoloration of the teeth, and tenderness or swelling in the gums. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact our office. We provide emergency dental services for patients of all ages.

During a root canal treatment, Dr. Rockwell will clean and seal the interior of the tooth. For Root Canaled teeth it is recommended you receive a dental crown to protect and strengthen the tooth’s structure. This will also help prevent the tooth from breaking. With regular dental checkups and good at-home dental care, a restored tooth can last a lifetime.

Trusted Family Dental Care in Hamilton & Middletown, NJ

Rockwell Dentistry provides compassionate, considerate dental care to patients of all ages. We are proud to operate out of two practice locations in Hamilton, NJ and Middletown, NJ. No matter what your dental needs are, our doctors have the skills and training to help you achieve better oral health. Our goal is to provide our patients with the care and resources they need to have healthy smiles for life.

For more information about our specialty dental services, including root canals and extractions, please contact our office today. We look forward to welcoming you to our patient family. We are happy to answer any questions you have.


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