3 Myths About Root Canals

3 Myths About Root Canals

If you have a severely decayed or damaged tooth, a root canal is often the best way to save it. After thoroughly numbing the tooth, we will create a small opening from the crown down into the root chamber. After carefully cleaning out all damaged or infected tissue, we will then use a biocompatible material to seal the canals and a temporary filling will be placed. Then your family dentist will fit you with a temporary crown to wear while your final crown is created.
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3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

Many people are afraid of root canals, yet this common procedure has been rendered virtually pain-free through modern dental techniques. In a root canal, the tooth roots and pulp are thoroughly cleaned, and the root chambers are sealed with a material that is biocompatible. If needed, a post may be inserted to support a crown, and restorative material may be used to supplement the remaining tooth structure. Root canals can save teeth that would otherwise need to be extracted. Endodontic services are needed when a tooth can be saved.
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