Dr. Tirrell is the first provider in Thurston County to offer the GentleWave procedure. With over 1 year of cases performed, choose Dr. Tirrell to be your root canal specialist.
What is the GentleWave Procedure?
Provides The Best Cleaning
The GentleWave Procedure is an innovative alternative to standard root canal treatment. The GentleWave System delivers a broad range of sound waves with continuous fluid delivery within the complex anatomy of a tooth. In a matter of minutes, tissue, debris and bacteria are virtually eliminated even in microscopic areas that traditional methods cannot reach. Thus, providing unprecedented disinfection and a clean that has never been achieved before.
The GentleWave Procedure uses far less instrumentation to clean your root canal system. This means preserving more of your natural tooth, thus keeping your tooth structure strong. The GentleWave System uses a single-use sterilized hand piece to deliver a broad spectrum of acoustic technology and a powerful vortex of cleaning fluids throughout the canals.
Unlike many conventional methods, GentleWave root canal procedures can typically be completed in just one visit. Traditionally, a root canal procedure has relied on metal files that physically scrape away diseased tissue within an infected root canal system. But these files cannot easily reach everywhere within the canal, thus leaving some canal space untouched. That means, in years to come you could find yourself needing additional treatment.
We are very proud to be able to offer the newest technology and highest level of care to our patients. Dr. Tirrell is fully certified to use the GentleWave System. If you have any questions we would be happy to give you more information about this exciting new technology!