A root canal procedure, also called endodontic treatment, is necessary when the nerve of a tooth becomes inflamed or damaged for any number of reasons. The damaged nerve tissue is removed and replaced with a filling or sealant material to prevent bacteria from entering.
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• Tooth sensitivity to heat or cold
• Tooth sensitivity to pressure
• Spontaneous tooth pain
• Swelling or bleeding around tooth or jaw
Many people find root canal procedures to be an uncomfortable necessity, but we go the extra mile to make the experience as comfortable as possible for all of our patients, young or old.
There was a time when badly decayed, diseased, or infected teeth were considered a lost cause. With the help of modern dentistry and cutting-edge technology, we are able to perform root canal therapy to restore these damaged teeth back to vitality.