Need a Root Canal in South Park? Our Compassionate, Gentle Care Makes it Easier.
With over 14 million treatments carried out every year, root canals are one of the most common dental procedures dentists perform. This simple, highly-effective treatment can relieve your pain and sensitivity and save your natural teeth. You probably are not thrilled about having to get a root canal, but trust us, you would be much unhappier if you avoided treatment!
We are pleased to offer root canal services in South Park and South Charlotte. Learn more about root canals and their causes below.
What Is a Root Canal?
At the center of your tooth is soft, sensitive tissue (specifically, a collection of blood vessels) called the pulp. The pulp is pretty safe beneath dentin and enamel above it, but cracks, chips, and deep decay can cause an infection. When that happens, it is necessary to remove the pulp from the root canal, and then thoroughly clean and seal the area to prevent future infection.
A: No. We use local anesthesia to eliminate most discomfort.
A: Yes. The local anesthesia will not impede your ability to drive, and you should be able to resume life as normal.
A: It is rare for patients to experience complications after routine endodontic treatment or microsurgery. However, if a problem does occur, our emergency dental services mean we are available 24/7 to provide help.