Root Canal Therapy
Emergency and Non Urgent Dental Services in Lewiston, Maine
What To Know About Root Canals
The process of performing a root canal can vary between dental offices. We use the latest technology and procedures to make it work. First, we remove the pulp tissue, including nerves, connective tissue, and blood vessels, and then clear any bacteria inside the tooth. Then, it’s sealed in much the same way as a cavity.
Next, a crown is placed on the tooth, which holds it together and protects the inside of the tooth. Dental crowns often last for years, and are an important step to your complete smile makeover. Don’t forget, root canal therapy protects the remaining natural tooth from further infection, and even reinfection. Through the root canal process, the tooth will continue to receive nourishment from the body.
They’ll also relieve pain and leave your overall oral health in much better shape than before.
Root Canal Symptoms & Signs:
Do Root Canals Hurt?
Root canals are very effective dental treatments that our team here at Aspire Family Dentistry performs on a regular basis. With anesthesia properly administered by a dental health expert, root canals are no more painful than most dental procedures, including fillings and other procedures.
Patients may experience soreness, numbness, as well as discomfort, which can persist for days. Then, it shouldn’t bother you again for years.
Root Canal Therapy: So Many Positives!
The benefits of root canals are many, some include:
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