Pages and Posts related to root canal treatment that we provide at Royce Family Dentistry in Pineville, NC.
The first thing to know about root canal treatment is that it's really not that bad. What is bad is what comes before root canal treatment, which is infection in the roots of the teeth and the sometimes extreme pain that accompanies it. The abscess or tooth loss that might come if the patient avoids that trip to their local dentist's office is also bad. Why Root Canal Therapy? Root canal therapy is performed to save the patient's tooth. If the tooth can't be saved, the treatment is a first step in placing a dental crown or a dental implant. What Happens: Part One Before root canal treatment, the patient has a consultation with their dentist. The dentist takes a [...]