Our team at Hazeldean Dental Group in Kanata, provides root canal therapy in cases where the inner pulp of a tooth becomes infected.
What is root canal therapy?
Root canal therapy may be recommended for patients who require removal of infected pulp from teeth. It is performed to maintain your oral health, as well as prevent future infections from developing in your teeth.
Who might need root canal therapy?
Our dentists may recommend root canal therapy for patients who are likely to develop, or already have developed, an inner soft-tissue infection.
Since this type of infection cannot clear up on it's own, a root canal might be necessary. Your dentist will evaluate your oral health, and in order to help prevent infections from worsening, root canals may be recommended.
Will the procedure be painful?
Generally patients express concern that a root canal will cause a lot of pain and discomfort. However, root canal therapy is meant to help relieve ongoing pain! Advances in dental technology have helped minimize the discomfort root canal therapy virtually a pain-free experience.