Do root canals hurt?

No. It’s a common myth that getting a root canal hurts, but it’s understandable. There’s no pain that’s quite as excruciating as an infected tooth, and the memory of it lingers. Long after we’ve provided relief with root canals at our Temple, TX dental office, it’s the pain of the infection most patients remember.

When you have severe decay or trauma to a tooth, the area deep inside it can become infected. As the infection reaches the nerve, it will become very painful.

The only way to relieve your pain—and save your tooth—is with a root canal at our Temple, TX dental office. First, you don’t have to worry that your root canal will hurt, because our dentists won’t start your procedure until they know the tooth is completely numb.

We want you to have a comfortable, stress-free experience, and we offer nitrous oxide and oral sedation. With our safe sedation options, we can make dental anxiety about root canals a thing of the past.

Contact Temple Dental Trails

If you’re looking for the best dentist in Temple, TX to perform a comfortable, stress-free root canal, please call Dr. Rich and the team at Temple Dental Trails. If you think you need an emergency root canal, call us right away at (254) 595-4304, so we can get you on our schedule as soon as possible.

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