Dental Root Canals

Dental Root Canals from Highland Dental

By: Highland Dental  09/17/2015
Keywords: Root Canal Therapy, Dental Crowns, Dental Bridges

Teeth with roots that have been damaged or infected used to require extraction, which can cause a lot of problems and should be avoided whenever possible. The good news is that we are well experienced in advanced root canal therapy. A root canal is a procedure to fix a tooth by removing the pulp chamber of a tooth and filling it with a filling material. This is often necessary when dental decay reaches the nerve of the tooth (or the tooth has become infected), and a simple filling will not be suitable. In the not too distant past, the situation mentioned above would have required the tooth to be extracted. When dentists started performing root canals, they were quite painful, and the root canal has received a reputation as something to be avoided. However, with modern anesthetics and technology, the root canals we can perform in our practice are tolerable and sometimes even painless.

Keywords: Clean Teeth, Dental Bridge, Dental Bridges, Dental Crown, Dental Crowns, Dental Exams, Restorative Dental Work, Root Canal Therapy

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