A root canal is a major procedure involving deep cleaning inside the canals of the tooth caused by decay or damage that has irritated the gums and nerves of in the surrounding area of the tooth. Once this part of the procedure has been completed, a crown will be placed on top of it to protect your tooth and prevent additional damage.
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A root canal will help you avoid the pain you are experiencing from a decaying or fractured tooth and most people find huge relief once the treatment has been completed.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS December 27th, 2017
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