Over the years, root canal therapy has gotten increasingly more comfortable and easy to receive. When an oral infection damages the vulnerable areas of your tooth, a root canal can restore your tooth’s functions and get you out of pain. As a dentist who’s passionate about endodontics, Dr. Johnson is sure to make your treatment feel as comfortable as possible every step of the way. Save your natural tooth via root canal therapy today!
Root canals are typically performed when decay reaches past the outer layers of teeth and infects the vulnerable tissue and nerves inside the tooth. This includes the pulp where the root lies as well as the many nerve endings responsible for sending pain signals to the brain. An infected root is characterized by many symptoms, including: