Root canal therapy is needed if a large decay, trauma, or chip reaches the pulp of your teeth, the infected pulp can cause symptoms such as pain, sensitivity to temperature, and swelling of the gum mainly. During the procedure, the injured pulp is removed, and the root canal is cleaned and sealed in order to preserve and save your natural tooth, preventing larger and more expensive treatments.
What symptoms may occur to know
I need a root canal?
Spontaneous pain even if you are not eating or drinking.
Toothache that increases when eating or drinking cold or heat.
Swelling and tenderness in the gums
A cyst that grows and pops out eventually.
If you experience any of these symptoms, please ask for consultation with our root canal specialist.
Are root canals common?
Yes, is a standard procedure for saving infected teeth, over 15 million root canals are performed over a year in the U.S.
How safe is a root canal?
It is an extremely safe and effective treatment, in Dental Project Mexico all the root canals are performed by a certified specialist.
How painful is a root canal procedure?
Root canals are performed by local anesthesia and are normally not more painful than other dental treatments, a mild discomfort may occur for the next 24-48 hours.
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