Sherwood Dental....

We are open for business! Welcome Back!!!

We have missed seeing the smiling faces of our patients for what has felt like forever. The decision back in March to close Sherwood Dental due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as unprecedented as it was, was not taken lightly and was absolutely necessary for the safety of our team, our patients, and the community around us.

Our doctors, hygienists, assistants and administration team are very proud of how Sherwood Dental's preventative and minimally invasive philosophies of dental treatment and oral healthcare have kept so many of you free from emergency or urgent need while we have been unable to see patients in person.

Having gone above and beyond the most current guidelines for dental offices in Ontario (RCDSO) by implementing extra enhanced measures and aerosol management equipment, Sherwood Dental is open and ready to provide the complete level of care that our patients have been accustomed to for so many years.

Our focus at Sherwood Dental has always been one of striving to exceed our patients' expectations. As such, we have gone to great lengths and meticulous planning to assure that our patients and our team are in an environment that keeps everyone safe and healthy at all times. From the moment that you enter our office, during the time of your treatment, and until the moment that you leave, our enhanced protocols and specialized equipment will be in place for your added protection.

We are happy and excited again to be doing what we love to everyone with their oral healthcare needs and enjoy the time that we get to spend with all of our wonderful patients.

Looking forward to seeing your smiles really soon.

Stay well and healthy,
Dr. Gaines and your Sherwood Dental Team

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2892 South Sheridan Way, Oakville, Ontario, L6J 7L4 | Directions

Are you considering root canal services with an Oakville, ON area dental practice “near me?”


Dental Root Canal Services at Sherwood Dental in Oakville Area

Dentists offer a wide range of services for patients, including general, cosmetic, restorative, and preventive dentistry. Additionally, patients in the Oakville, ON area seeking dental services near me will want to connect with the team at Sherwood Dental. Drs. Stephen Gaines and Arti Patel of Sherwood Dental provide a myriad of treatment options for patients. One of those is that of root canal therapy.

What is a root canal?

Root canal therapy, also known as endodontic therapy or “root canal,” is a dental procedure done to salvage a natural tooth and keep it from extraction. An infection, abscess, or other condition that impacts the inner dental pulp can be addressed with root canal therapy. The treatment allows the dentist to access the dental pulp, a mass of tissues in the tooth, to remove it. Next, the canals of the inner tooth are disinfected, and the tooth is sealed using gutta-percha and composite resin. Since root canal therapy can leave a tooth weak and brittle, a dental crown is also placed over the tooth to guard and strengthen against everyday chewing and biting forces.

The steps in root canal therapy include:
  • Removal of decay
  • Access point into the tooth
  • Removal of the dental pulp
  • Disinfection of the inner tooth canals
  • Filling of the tooth with gutta-percha
  • Sealing of the tooth with composite resin
  • Formation and bonding of final dental crown
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Why do I need root canal therapy?

Drs. Stephen Gaines and Arti Patel describe root canal therapy as the last effort to save a natural tooth. Without root canal therapy, the patient will need to have their tooth extracted and replaced. That can be costly over time, so attempting root canal therapy is another way to maintain the natural tooth and keep the patient’s smile healthy and beautiful for life!

Are you looking for root canal services near me?

Drs. Stephen Gaines and Arti Patel of Sherwood Dental in Oakville, ON, can help with this and other restorative dentistry services. Contact their dental office by calling 844-951-8855 and scheduling a consultation visit with our team at 2892 South Sheridan Way. Start taking charge of your oral health and wellness with general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry solutions at our state-of-the-art facility.

Dr. Stephen Gaines

Sherwood Dental

Dr. Stephen Gaines

Lead dentist Dr. Stephen Gaines is an authority on restorative, cosmetic, rehabilitative, and laser dentistry. Having graduated from the University of Toronto, he earned his dental degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (1997). He follows continuing education courses to keep up with dentistry developments. He’s a lecturer, trainer and Fellow and Founding Member of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry.

Dr. Arti Patel has extensive clinical experience in cosmetic/restorative dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, and pediatric dentistry.

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Jenn L

The staff at Sherwood Dental have always been awesome. I never have to wait more than a few minutes for my appt, they are very prompt and efficient. They also always try to resolve my issues the first time I mention them. I feel that Dr. Gaines does not perform procedures that are not necessary, just to make money, as he has honestly told me before that I do not need certain things, when my previous dentist told me that I did (and Dr. Gaines told me why my other dentist may have suggested it, and why he did not necessary agree). Love these guys!

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Angie A

Fabulous Dental Practice - First off they value your time as much as you do. The entire team is happy to work there, which shows in the way they treat the clients. The equipment is top notch. I'm very happy even if they find a cavity.

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Jesse V

About as much fun you can have with going to the dentist. The professional and caring attitude of the dentists, hygienists, and office staff make you feel like part of their family. And if you and the Argonauts are lucky, you might get to see the Grey Cup along with a few players they look after.

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