Navigating the world of root canal therapy can be much less daunting once you separate the myths from the facts. Remember, preserving your natural teeth is always a top priority, and root canal therapy is a powerful tool in achieving this goal. By understanding the realities of this treatment, you can approach your dental care with confidence and peace of mind. We’re here to support you every step of the way, ensuring your journey towards optimal dental health is both informed and comfortable. Keep smiling, knowing that you’re making the best decisions for your long-term oral health and overall well-being.
Never choose extraction because you think root canal treatment will be painful! Modern techniques and effective anesthesia make root canal treatment virtually painless. In fact, discomfort after the procedure is generally greater with a tooth extraction.
Never choose extraction because you think it will be quicker! Endodontic treatment generally requires one to two visits lasting less than an hour each. An extraction requires one visit, but the denture, bridge or implant will require several additional visits with your dentist.