One of the reasons we suggest a patient visit our office immediately after we recommend treatment is so their condition doesn’t worsen and require us to perform a more in-depth treatment. We want to do all we can to save your natural teeth. The last treatment we can provide to patients before a tooth extraction is needed is a root canal. Read on to learn more about this treatment and why it’s not as bad as you may imagine.
Dental treatments often get a bad rap thanks to scenes in movies and television shows that depict a dental experience gone wrong. Many times, root canals are the treatments performed or mentioned leaving many patients nervous when this effective tooth-saving treatment is suggested. We want to take a few moments and explain more about this treatment and why it can be the difference between saving or extracting your tooth.