Your adult teeth are meant to last your entire life. However, sometimes a tooth can get diseased or injured. In the past, these teeth would simply be pulled. But nowadays, teeth can be spared thanks root canal treatment.
Root canal treatment may sound scary, but we promise you that it’s not.
Root canals are one of the most common dentistry treatments that helps saves teeth from extractions, relieves pain, and makes your teeth healthy again. Choosing to save your tooth with root canal treatment over extracting it also holds many other advantages, including:
- Efficient chewing
- Normal biting force and sensation
- Natural appearance
- Protects other teeth from excessive wear or strain
How exactly does a root canal save your tooth?
Simply put, the root canal procedure removes bacteria and dying or dead tissue from inside your tooth by using modern techniques and technologies that make this treatment relatively quick and painless.
Some signs that you may need a root canal include:
- Intense tooth pain
- Severe tooth sensitivity
- Traumatic injury
- Tooth discoloration
- Swollen or tender gums
- A recurring abscess on the gum line
- A crack in a filling
Don’t ignore the signs. Save your tooth and eliminate the pain with a root canal. Contact our team of experienced dentists at Suntree Smiles today!