What to Expect from a Root Canal Procedure
Root canal procedures are necessary to save natural teeth when a tooth has become infected, decayed or damaged beyond what a traditional filling can repair. As their name implies, root canal procedures involve the actual root canals that exist inside your teeth. Because root canal procedures involve working in this deeper, more sensitive part of your tooth near the nerve, many people believe that root canal procedures will be extremely painful and uncomfortable and therefore experience severe fear or anxiety when faced with the prospect of needing a root canal.
Despite their bad reputation, root canal procedures are usually performed quickly and without problems. A root canal is actually quite similar ...