1405 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, GA 30720
According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canal therapy is the most feared dental procedure of all. That’s not surprising; in our society, root canals have been characterized as being excruciating and unbearable. Despite this stigma, root canal therapy relieves your pain and can prevent more complicated oral issues down the road.
What is a Root Canal?
A “root canal” is a term used to describe the natural cavity in the center of a tooth. This area contains a soft area known as the pulp chamber that houses the nerves. If this area becomes irritated or infected due to cavities, trauma or decay, root canal therapy is necessary. If left untreated, the infection can cause an abscess, which can lead to swelling of the face and neck and bone loss around the roots of teeth.
Symptoms of a Root Canal Problem
Root Canal Therapy Procedure
In years past, root canal treatments would take multiple long visits. Now, the procedure can be completed in a single visit in less than an hour. In the treatment:
Don’t continue to live in pain or let your fears get the better of you. If finances are an issue, we can work within your budget as well.