Why Root Canals Do Not Need to Be a Source of Anxiety

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The root canal procedure is still largely misunderstood. A root canal is a dental procedure which addresses tooth pain and actually saves a deeply infected tooth from extraction. During a root canal, your dentist removes the nerve tissue from within the tooth, which is often infected and the cause of severe pain or discomfort. The tooth is then filled, sealed, and restored with the use of a crown to preserve your natural and healthy smile.

Though some patients do not enjoy going to the dentist, painful toothaches should never be ignored. This pain may mean that your tooth has a deep infection that could spread to other teeth or tissues of your mouth. A root canal saves the infected tooth and prevents this infection from spreading and causing more pain or the need for more dental work.

During your root canal, the portion of your mouth where your dentist will be working will be fully numbed so that you do not feel any pain. Additionally, you may request IV sedation to help make the procedure more comfortable. IV sedation will put you into a doze-like state so that you will be able to relax during your dental visit; in fact, you may not remember the procedure at all when it’s over! Your comfort is your dentist’s first priority, and a great dentist can provide you with a positive experience during your root canal restorative procedure.

Let Oak Creek Dental Care in Columbus ensure that your visit to the dentist is comfortable, painless, and stress-free. We offer IV sedation for all of our patients to help them feel great about preserving their smiles. Learn more by visiting our website or calling us today at (614) 882-5525.

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