Our dentists may recommend an apicoectomy if the pulp of your tooth is infected. An apicoectomy is the removal of the root tip prior to a root canal treatment, and helps to eliminate infection in the tissue to preserve the health and function of your tooth. Please call us at 818-345-5286 to learn more about apicoectomy in Tarzana, California, and to make your appointment at SoCalSmiles Dental Office.