Do you Need a Root Canal? These Signs Point to Yes
Certain dental procedures have a bad reputation; a root canal is usually one of them.
Root canals are actually an incredibly useful procedure that can save your tooth and prevent a dental extraction. Not all tooth pain leads to a root canal appointment, but when combined with some other symptoms, a root canal is often the recommended course of action.
Today’s root canal procedures are more comfortable than in the past because of our knowledge and use of advanced anesthetic techniques. We will never begin working on a tooth until it is completely numb.
Here are some signs and symptoms of an infected nerve that may benefit from root canal therapy:
Swelling and Pain
Inflammation often ...