Endodontist | Root Canal
A root canal West Springfield MA is performed by an endodontist. When bacteria breeds inside your tooth, nerve tissue deteriorates. Left untreated, an abscess can develop and cause pain. Your tooth can be saved. The infected pulp is removed and the tooth is disinfected. The tooth is then filled with a rubber-like material and a crown or filling covers the open area.
Is a root canal painful?
Modern technology and techniques make the process relatively comfortable.
Is the procedure long?
Your unique situation will determine the process. Root canals are typically completed in one or two visits.
What if I ignore it?
Toothaches can be a sign of a serious issue. Always visit your dentist if you notice tooth pain. Ultimately, avoiding a root canal can cause more damage. Contact us if you are experiencing pain.
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