When the soft pulp inside your tooth becomes infected, we will perform a root canal to remove it. The pulp contains nerves and blood vessels, but it’s not necessary for your tooth to survive. During the procedure, one of our dentists will create a small hole in the tooth, remove the pulp, then clean the inside and surrounding area.
To protect the tooth after we finish the procedure, we’ll place a dental crown over it. The crown will be custom-made for maximum functionality and comfort.
If you have an infected pulp, it tends to be very noticeable. Some of the most common symptoms present include:
Root canals are essential if you want to save your tooth. Postponing this treatment can lead to increased pain and a more complicated procedure in the future. Some of the benefits you’ll notice about the treatment include:
If you begin to sense the signs of an infected tooth, APEX Dental Care is here for you. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.
The APEX Dental Care team can’t wait to see you!