5 Questions on

Root Canals

Dr. Rolin Desir

What is a root canal?

Root canal treatment eliminates bacteria from the infected root canal to prevent reinfection and save the natural tooth.

Why are root canals used?

Root canals are needed for a cracked tooth, from injury or genetics, s deep cavity, or issues from a previous filling.

Patients generally need a root canal when a tooth is sensitive to hot and cold sensations.

Who are the candidates for root canals?

The best candidates for root canals are those experiencing severe tooth pain and noticing uncharacteristic swelling or discoloration around their teeth.

How painful is a root canal?

Root canal procedures have the reputation of being painful. Most people report that the process is no more painful than having a filling.

When to see a doctor?

A root canal is a serious procedure that specialists handle daily.

To help make an educated decision about root canal treatment, knowing all the facts about the procedure is essential.

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