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Reasons Why You Should Not Fear a Root Canal

Posted on 2/20/2018 by Sergio Ortegon
Root Canals Ortegon Prosthodontics TX 77401Root canals are great to have when you are having tooth pain that is too deep into the pulp of the tooth. When tooth pain happens, you want to do anything that is going to stop the pain in its tracks.

Usually when the pain keeps you up at night, then a root canal is generally needed because of the decay in the tooth has made it too far into the tooth and is now into the root of the tooth, which is too far down for a regular filling to fix.

Root Canals are Beneficial

Root canals are beneficial to the person that is getting them. Not only do these reduce the pain that the person is feeling, but they can make a broken, decayed tooth like a brand-new tooth once again.

The best part is that the root of the tooth and the pulp within it have been removed, which means that the tooth is back to being a great tooth that can be used and is not in pain. You will not have tooth pain in that area again because of the procedure done.

Though root canals might seem scary, the tooth area is numbed completely so that you do not feel anything during the procedure. General pain medications are provided once the patient leaves to reduce any swelling or pain in the area once the root canal is completed. Being able to be out of pain is the number one reason why so many have a root canal done in the first place.

Speak with us today to find out how our professionals can help you with everything that needs to be done in order to set you up with the root canal as soon as possible. We will do everything we can to make sure that you are as comfortable as possible with the procedure.
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