A root canal occurs when the pulp, located in the center of your tooth, becomes infected. The pulp is composed of blood vessels, tissue and nerve endings. When the pulp becomes infected, you may experience excruciating pain and need to seek treatment.
The most common symptoms many people experience is:
Persistent soreness on one side of the face
Our team will perform a comprehensive oral exam analyzing your mouth and teeth. The area will be numbed with a local anesthetic to alleviate the pain.
Your dentist will drill into your tooth in order to remove the infected pulp. The pulp will be sealed with gutta percha to seal off the canal after cleaning and removing the pulp in its entirety. Remember, always make follow-up appointments to accelerate the healing process!
Your dental health is our top priority. Our team ensures your utmost safety and comfort throughout each and every appointment. Contact us today to get started!schedule appointment