Just mention the term “Root Canal” and people go into hiding. We promise it's not as bad as you might think.
Extreme toothache or severe sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures may be an indication of irritation to the nerve in your tooth caused by infection or injury.
Root canal therapy is designed to restore and protect your teeth so that you can smile again. For some reason this therapy has been given a bad reputation of being painful. Which is far from the truth. With the advancement of dental techniques the actual procedure has minimal discomfort.
Inside your tooth is a soft core called the dental pulp this is the soft tissue containing blood vessels, connective tissue and nerves. If the pulp becomes infected, pain and swelling can develop. The root canal is the procedure your dentist will use to find the cause of the problem and treat it effectively. Here are the 5 basic steps to the whole process:
Now that your tooth has been restored we encourage you to please take care of it. Keep flossing, keep brushing and keep coming to City Square Dental Center for regular exams and teeth cleaning. If you are currently experiencing any discomfort or sensitivity with your teeth call us immediately.
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