Root Canal Therapy

How to Know If Your Tooth May Need A Root Canal

What is a Root Canal Therapy?

Root canal therapy is the treatment done to improve and help save a tooth that is extremely decayed or infected. Decay and infections are typically caused by a cracked tooth or cavities.

What You Can Expect During a Root Canal:

Warning Signs You May Need A Root Canal:

Does Root Canal Therapy Hurt?

Many people have a fear of root canal treatment because they are afraid of the pain that many say comes with the procedure. However, the majority of the pain comes from the untreated infected tooth.

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, it's best to contact your local dentist right away. Waiting longer could cause the symptoms to worsen over time. 

Author
Dr. Oluyemi Workman Dr. Oluyemi Workman is the owner and founder of Braselton Smile Studio in Braselton Georgia. Her mission for Braselton Smile Studio is simple - treat her patients like family and provide a wonderful dental experience for her patients.

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