When a tooth becomes infected, quick treatment is necessary to save the integrity of the tooth and surrounding tissues. Dr. Michael at Gentle Dental Eagan in Eagan, MN is here to provide root canal therapy when it counts.
When the soft tissues found at the center of a tooth become inflamed or infected, root canal therapy is most likely needed to alleviate the internal pressure in the tooth. Usually, patients are alerted to the inflammation or infection through a sudden onset or gradual building of pain and discomfort. Several kinds of pain are most common with patients:
If you are interested in improving your smile through Root Canal Therapy, schedule a consultation at Gentle Dental Eagan or call us at (651)-452-5511.
Root canals have a reputation, but the procedure is safe and most patients experience minimal discomfort. Before the procedure, the tooth is numbed with a local anesthetic, and Dr. Michael offers sedation medications to increase your comfort during the procedure.
With a simple root canal procedure, patients are usually in and out of the examination chair in about two hours or less. If properly cared for and maintained, the treated tooth can last a lifetime. If you’re preparing for a root canal procedure, here are the basic treatment steps you can expect:
When it’s time for a root canal treatment, you need an Eagan dentist you can trust. Look no further than Dr. Michael! His passion for patient comfort and satisfaction will ensure you receive the high-quality treatment you deserve. Call our office if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above; we can help you get back to pain-free living quickly.