Gentlewave

GentleWave® Procedure

The Modern-Day Root Canal Is Gentle, Holistic, and Effective.

Ballantyne Endodontics is thrilled to offer painless root canals that are holistic, healthy, and successful at restoring wellness to your mouth. We use a modern technology called the GentleWave® procedure, which uses advanced irrigation technology to clean microscopic spaces in your tooth’s root system. We invite you to learn more about your GentleWave root canal.

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Comfortable, modern-day root canals.

If your dentist has let you know you need a root canal, the underlying reason is your oral microbiome needs to be restored to full health.

When you’re healthy, only 1% of the bacteria in your mouth are harmful. In the same way your body fights off a cold, you’re able to fight off those harmful oral bacteria without a problem.

However, due to a cracked tooth, tooth trauma, or another cause, sometimes your body needs an immune system boost. That’s exactly what a root canal is.

During your root canal, we’ll clean out all the bad bacteria in all of your tooth’s teeny-tiny canals, then fill it up and seal it, so your body can work its natural healing magic.

Our preferred tool is called the GentleWave, because it uses sound waves and procedure fluids to gently and effectively clean out your canals. We love how technology makes root canals safer and more pain-free than ever!

Why should you seek a GentleWave root canal?

Why do we love GentleWave? Endo (that’s what we affectionately call endodontics) hasn’t been the same since it was first invented!

This procedure uses an advanced combination of fluid dynamics and a broad range of sound waves to reach into the deepest, most complex spaces of your teeth1,2 to remove bacteria, debris and tissue.2

Because the GentleWave Procedure is so effective at cleaning and disinfecting your root canal system, there's less chance of failure of your root canal over time, and less chance of the tooth requiring endodontic retreatment in the future.3

You’ll be glad to know that the GentleWave Procedure is minimally invasive1, allowing it to preserve more of your natural tooth to keep the tooth’s structure strong. It also typically allows us to clean and fill your tooth in just one appointment,3 which may reduce the number of appointments required. And best of all, it reduces any pain or discomfort you may feel after the procedure.
This is all good news for you… your wallet, your post-treatment pain, and your smile!
Achieving an exceptional level of cleanliness in your root system requires advanced endodontics—and that’s something we’re proud to provide to our patients.

There really is a difference when it comes to GentleWave. Charlotte, NC-area patients, we invite you to see it for yourself!

  1. Molina B et al. (2015) J Endod. 41:1701-5
  2. Vandrangi P et al. (2015) Oral Health 72-86
  3. Sigurdsson A et al. (2016) J Endod. 42:1040-48

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