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Are Root Canals All They’re Cracked Up To Be?

Root canals: What are they? Root canal treatment or endodontic therapy is mistakenly viewed as a painful procedure. This form of dental therapy is performed to remove the infection from deep within the tooth. The procedure is a pain-relieving treatment and has the capacity to prevent reinfection. It is normally carried out to prevent tooth...

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When Is A Root Canal Necessary?

We have all heard of a root canal, but how exactly do patients become eligible for the treatment? The American Dental Association explains that a root canal treatment may be necessary when a tooth’s pulp (within the tooth) becomes damaged or inflamed. During treatment, the pulp, which contains nerves, blood vessels, and other tissue, is removed....