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It is highly likely that reading about root canals is not on your list of fun things to do. So we are filling you in on two things we think you do want to read about: how to avoid one, and if you need one, why you shouldn’t worry about the process.
When the nerves within a tooth’s root have been damaged by either trauma or decay, a root canal is required. To do this, the damaged tooth would be treated in almost the same manner as a filling, except the treatment would extend to the roots of the tooth.
The procedure being painful is the biggest misconception about the treatment. In truth, the real pain comes from ignoring an aching tooth for so long that the trauma or decay progresses and becomes overwhelming. To avoid this, seek regular dental visits and early treatment when experiencing tooth discomfort.
You’d be surprised at what we can do to remove nerve trauma when caught early!
Advances in dental technology and a highly increased attention to chairside manner here at Lakefront Family Dentistry, have resulted in root canal treatment that is of no more discomfort than having a tooth filled. Here are some of the reasons why this is true:
Root damage can be avoided if you practice responsible oral health and hygiene. Schedule your next dental appointment today and we can make sure everything in your mouth is healthy and happy. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at Lakefront Family Dentistry today!
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