3An endodontic procedure (root canal therapy) is an effective way to deal with a tooth infection without extraction. The procedure can provide immediate relief from toothache. After restoration with a crown, the tooth should look natural and function properly again. While most endodontic (root canal) treatment can is performed at Doctors of Dental Medicine, we maintain a strong working relationship with some of the finest specialists in the area for the treatment of unusual or complicated endodontic situations.