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Root Canal Therapy in Three Steps

Root Canal Therapy in Three Steps

by Yenny (SU)
A root canal is a procedure to save deeply damaged or infected teeth – otherwise, the only option is to remove the problematic tooth altogether. Each tooth has several passageways called root canals that extend deep into the gums, and the dentist or endodontist cleans out the damaged portion of the tooth during a root canal procedure in order to prevent tooth loss and spread of infection.

Recovery from a Root Canal

Recovery from a Root Canal

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
If you are scheduled for a root canal, your dentist will explain to you what recovery is going to be like. It’s important that you follow your dentist’s instructions in order to prevent complications.

Why Does Someone Need a Tooth Extraction

Why Does Someone Need a Tooth Extraction

by Yenny (SU)
Over a person’s lifetime, we have two sets of teeth: primary teeth and permanent teeth. As a young child, our primary teeth fall out to give way for the development of our permanent teeth.

When Do You Need A Root Canal?

When Do You Need A Root Canal?

by Yenny (SU)
Root canal therapy – most people refer to it as simply “a root canal” – is a procedure that allows your dentist to save what he can of the tooth by removing the damaged or infected pulp.

Get to the Root of the Matter: Do You Need a Root Canal?

Get to the Root of the Matter: Do You Need a Root Canal?

by Shearly (SU)
Are you living with tooth pain and swelling in your mouth? If so, something detrimental may be brewing just below the surface. Like the hidden, molten layers of the earth, or the tip of an iceberg that bobs in the water giving no clue to its true size – what isn’t visible at first glance can be quite different once you take a closer peek.