If you’ve heard of root canal therapy before, you may believe that it’s an uncomfortable and otherwise difficult treatment to experience. However, this is actually not the case. Root canal therapy is largely comparable to receiving a dental filling thanks to the aid of local anesthetic. In fact, skipping root canal therapy when you need it is far more likely to cause the discomfort that people tend to associate with the treatment. Furthermore, it’s the best way to save a severely damaged tooth, rather than having it extracted. When you call our office, you’ll be able to learn why!
With the trained eye of a professional dentist, you can confirm if root canal therapy is needed to save your tooth and stop your discomfort. However, there are other symptoms you’ll want to keep in mind as well, including: