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Root Canals

Saving your natural tooth is usually preferred to alternative options. Root Canal Therapy is used to repair and save a tooth which the nerve is in the process of dying or already has died. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and blood vessel material is removed within the roots of the teeth and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. 

root_canalRoot canal procedures have the reputation of being painful. Actually, most people report that the procedure itself is no more painful than having a filling placed. The discomfort experienced is the period leading up to seeking dental care is truly the painful period of time, not the root canal procedure itself.