Root canal treatment is often the final effort to save an infected tooth.
Dr. Shah will diagnose and recommend treatment based on your needs. She will remove all signs of infection and place medication to assist with healing.
Many patients wonder why we do not simply extract an infected tooth. Tooth loss leads to other, more complex, and often more expensive dental conditions, so we save your natural teeth whenever possible.
Root canal therapy removes infection from the interior canal of your tooth’s root. This allows your body to heal and relieves painful symptoms. Dr. Shah provides comfortable root canal treatments with a high success rate. Because of advancements in anesthetic and treatment techniques, your root canal should feel no different than having a dental filling. We will always make sure you feel comfortable!
After your root canal treatment, your tooth will be more susceptible to breaking due to force or pressure. We will recommend a dental crown to protect and stabilize your tooth after treatment. If you suffer from a nighttime clenching or grinding habit, we may also recommend a nightguard to protect your teeth while you sleep and to avoid more dental conditions in the future.