ROOT CANALS
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They don't have to be a horror story! We can help save your tooth, relatively painlessly.

If you're experiencing a tooth ache, we feel for

you! Luckily we can handle most root canals
here to save your tooth and get you out of pain.

When do you need a root canal?

If the inside of your tooth (the pulp) becomes
inflamed or infected as a result of deep decay,
repeated dental procedures, or a crack in the
tooth. Trauma to your tooth may also cause
pulp damage even if the tooth has no visible
cracks. If pulp inflammation or infection is left
untreated, in can cause pain or lead to an
abscess.
 

When you undergo a root canal or other
endodontic treatment, the inflamed or infected
pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is
carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and
sealed with a rubber-like material called
gutta-percha. Afterwards, the tooth is restored
with a crown or filling for protection and will
continue to function like any other tooth.