Save Your Natural Teeth
When a tooth is badly damaged or decayed, a root canal can help repair and save your natural teeth. A damaged tooth root, if left untreated, can result in swelling (mouth, face, neck, head), tooth bone loss, or drainage issues that can leak into your skin and affect other areas of your face. During a root canal, the damaged tooth interior (the pulp) is removed to prevent further infection or decay. The remaining hole is then cleaned, filled, and sealed off to keep bacteria out.
Nervous about taking care of your damaged tooth? Ask about oral conscious sedation!