Most people avoid root canal therapy like the plague -- usually because they buy into the general assumption that the treatments are extremely painful and unpleasant. In reality, when you are in the hands of a capable dental professional such as our Greendale Worcester dentist
and the other staff members at Pearla Dental, root canal treatment can be virtually pain-free and comfortable all the way through. Root canal therapy is typically used when you have a tooth that has severely decayed to the point where the nerve of the tooth has become exposed to bacteria and is infected.
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Tooth decay, and therefore the need for root canal therapy, usually occurs as a result of neglect when it comes to dental hygiene. It is necessary to brush your teeth at least twice a day, and to make sure that you are brushing thoroughly and effectively every time. It is also important to floss daily along with keeping control of your diet and avoiding sugary, sticky foods. If you do end up experiencing tooth decay to the point where you would benefit from a root canal, the most common symptoms you will experience are a general toothache in that area of your mouth, tooth sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures, and sometimes a discoloration or darkening of the tooth that is in pain. If you have any of these symptoms, do not hesitate to schedule an appointment with our Greendale Worcester dentist
so that we can determine if you need root canal therapy. The treatment involves removed the pulp of the tooth that has been infected, thoroughly cleaning the area, and sealing the area using synthetic materials.
To learn more about root canal therapy and the other services provided by our Greendale Worcester dentist
at Pearla Dental, we invite you to browse through our practice’s website and to reach out to us if you have any specific questions or concerns that we can help you with. Feel free to give us a call during our regular office hours, or to send us a message anytime using the Contact Us form located on our website.
By Pearla Dental
July 15, 2013