Tag: root canal

4 Myths About Root Canals

If the possibility of a root canal makes you feel uneasy, you’re not the only one. However, millions of root canal procedures are performed every year to save or strengthen an infected tooth. They’re incredibly safe and effective, despite the myths you may have heard or read…

Pros and Cons of Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment enables dentists to save severely damaged, decayed, or infected teeth. The procedure is typically recommended when a tooth has a compromised pulp chamber. The pulp chamber is the innermost layer of a tooth, and it contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues. Tooth…

6 Reasons for a Root Canal

For many, “root canal” is a phrase that calls to mind dental torture. But it’s actually a common, relatively painless, if often misunderstood procedure. In general, your dentist will recommend root canal therapy—the removal of the pulpy material deep within your tooth—to save a tooth…

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