Root Canals

rootCanals.jpgRoot canal therapy is the process of removing infected, injured or dead pulp (the nerves and blood vessels inside the tooth) from the space inside your tooth - called the root canal system. The canal system is then filled with materials designed to prevent infection from recurring.

A successful root canal treatment lets you keep your tooth rather than having it extracted. Keeping

Symptoms or signs for root canal therapy may include:

  • Minimal to severe pain
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Sensitivity to hot and cold
  • Swelling and irritation in the surrounding gum tissue
  • Sometimes no symptoms are present