Do I need a Root Canal?
Root canals are needed when a tooth has severe decay or damage. It's very common to need a root canal if cavities are left untreated, allowing the decay to progress into the inner area of your tooth.
This procedure is more in-depth than a normal filling. First, your dentist will administer some anesthetic to ensure that you don't feel any pain during the procedure, and then they will drill a hole to allow access to the inside of your tooth. Your dentist will then use a series of specialized tools to remove the decay, infection, and all of the pulp and nerves from the inside of the affected tooth. Then the ...