Root Canal Treatment | Ho Chi Minh City

WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL?

A root canal treatment is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need of dental implants or bridges.

At the center of your tooth is pulp. Pulp is a collection of blood vessels that helps to build the surrounding tooth. Infection of the pulp can be caused by trauma to the tooth, deep decay, cracks and chips, or repeated dental procedures. Symptoms of the infection can be identified as visible injury or swelling of the tooth, sensitivity to temperature or pain in the tooth and gums.

HOW IS ROOT CANAL TREATMENT PERFORMED?

If you experience any of these symptoms, your dentist will most likely recommend non-surgical treatment to eliminate the diseased pulp. This injured pulp is removed and the root canal system is thoroughly cleaned and sealed. This therapy usually involves local anesthesia and may be completed in one or more visits depending on the treatment required. Success for this type of treatment occurs in about 90% of cases. If your tooth is not amenable to endodontics treatment or the chance of success is unfavorable, you will be informed at the time of consultation or when a complication becomes evident during or after treatment. We use local anesthesia to eliminate discomfort. In addition, we will provide nitrous oxide analgesia if indicated. You will be able to drive home after your treatment, and you probably will be comfortable returning to your normal routine.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER TREATMENT?

When your root canal therapy has been completed, a record of your treatment will be sent to your restorative dentist. You should contact their office for a follow-up restoration within a few weeks of completion at our office. Your restorative dentist will decide on what type of restoration is necessary to protect your tooth. It is rare for endodontics patients to experience complications after routine endodontics treatment or micro-surgery. If a problem does occur, however, we are available at all times to respond. To prevent further decay, continue to practice good dental hygiene.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?

The cost associated with this procedure can vary depending on factors such as the severity of damage to the affected tooth and which tooth is affected. In general, endodontic treatment is much less expensive than tooth removal and replacement with an artificial tooth.

Dr. Hung & Associates Dental Center

5 out of 5 stars based on 12 General reviews.

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I cannot tell you how happy I am with the service and my dentist" "I came for deep cleaning. In America, my copay for deep cleaning would have been $600. But here without insurance, it was $180, bottom line. BUT, I also had a time bomb that I was ignoring. I had a molar that had no pain so I could ignore it. But it was in need of a root canal (turns out the tooth needed three root canals), a cap, and a crown. So I got that done too. That costed $442 here, but would have cost maybe >$2000 if one includes time off from work. Needless to say, not only WOULD I recommend this clinic, and the concept of dental tourism, I imagine I WILL be recommending it to all my family, friends, and work associates hopefully not beyond the point of being annoying. I cannot tell you how happy I am with the service and my dentist. I actually looked forward to my four visits for the procedures because of my dentist's ability to make me feel comfortable, that we were working on this together, and that step by step the difficult work would be done. As I mentioned, it turned out the tooth needed three root canals. After two of them, I was given the option of doing the third one the next day, or finishing same day. My dentist said that it would actually be better to do the third one third same day because of anesthesia and other reasons. Because she made me feel so confident during the first two, we successfully did the third one that day. My dentist worked from 2:15-7:30 on that. Tirelessly, methodically, and yet in such a positive way, like we were winning and would continue to win. In America, it would have been OMG everyone panic, take the whole week off of work, only one root canal a day."

- Paul

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I had five crowns and upper and lower partials done…quite a lot of dental work involved. My girlfriend had her teeth cleaned as well as a ” filler” to close the gap between two teeth. A friend of ours referred us to this clinic and I was quite impressed the moment we walked in. The entire stall was exceptionally friendly, professional and patient during my entire treatment. I cannot say enough about the wonderful experience I have had and will come back again (even just to say hello to the doctors and assistants). On a scale of one to five I would rate this clinic a 5*

- Denise Weersing

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My wife and I needed some fillings done and since we were already in Vietnam we chose Dr. Hung & Associates because of all the high reviews. First impression is that this dental office is immaculate. Their attention to detail and professionalism and care towards their patients is at a standard that is far beyond any dental office I've seen in the states. My wife couldnt speak high enough about this office. We would recommend this office to our friends and families and will definitely be coming back

- Le Trong Ky

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I had 2 wisdom teeth removed and 10 (small) cavities filled. It was fantastic! I am very uncomfortable going to the dentist generally but they did a great job. No pain whatsoever! In particular I want to recommend Dr. Vu Thi Phuong Lan, who did all dental work in my case and who is a fabulous dentist! The cost was very also reasonable. Very professional and client-focused. Real top quality work. I have nothing but praise for their work. It's a 5 minute walk from the tourist area, so that's convenient as well! If you need dental work done, this dental clinic is absolutely recommended

- Pascal Lieblich P

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I highly recommend Dr. Hung Dental Clinic Center. This is a great place for expats and offers competitive pricing with high quality service. A new location has recently been opened- this is the one that I went to. The facility is beautiful- modern, clean, high tech and friendly people. I felt comfortable throughout my appointment and felt that I was able to effectively communicate with both Dr. Hung and his staff. I will definitely be back again!

- Danica Ratte

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You have given me a new mouth !!! All I need now is a new body to go with it ! Though, it is a magnificent job you have done and at 77 years of age. I am confident I will never have to worry again. Most of all, thank you for your kindness and friendship.

- Dugald Fisher

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I was experiencing terrible pain from tooth ache and needed to see a dentist urgently. I looked at reviews online to see which dentist practice was the best and HD dental Center was top of the list. I can see why! The staff were really helpful and friendly from the moment I walked through the door. The dentist who did my root canal was very professional and caring. The rooms are extremely clean and hygenic. Also the prices were very reasonable. Really happy with the over all experience. I defintely reccommend this practice.

- Ashleigh Lewis

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I required a root canal, followed by a crown. I was very happy with the customer service aspect from the very beginning, with it being very helpful that I was able to communicate with the surgery in English. I found the staff very accommodating and considerate at all times. I had my initial appointment for the root canal on a saturday morning, followed by the crown fitting on sunday morning, and the final crown fitted on tuesday morning. At all times I was dealt with in a friendly, professional manner. Hygiene was of a high standard. I experienced no pain or discomfort following any of the work; also, I felt I was always being treated in a kind and gentle manner. Thank you very much.

- Tracy Scaly

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I cannot recommend this dentist highly enough to any westerners contemplating any form of dental work. It is clean and all staff are professional, helpful and extremely understanding. All techniques used are far superior to any dentist you will find in Australia. Do come and have your dentistry done here!

- Kelley S

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I am very happy with the clinic. They made you feel welcome and comfortable. The end result is much better than I ever imagined and the price was really cheap and affordable. I would recommend the clinic to anyone who needs work.

- Chris

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My first experience getting my teeth done during a busy business trip has been very much enhanced by good customer service and quality treatment here at Dr.Hung's clinic. Comparing to Thailand (where I am from originally), the price for the treatment I received i.e. root canal, one tooth cap and general teeth cleaning is very reasonable (335 USD for everything!). I would definitely recommend anyone who needs dental attention and will be passing through HCMC to visit Dr.Hung's office.

- Uranee

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The doctors are enthusiasm, caring and very professional. Bao Anh is absolutely satisfied with the services at Dr.Hung Dental Center.

- Bao Anh, Singer

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