Saving Badly Damaged Teeth
When a tooth becomes badly infected or has extensive decay, root canal treatment is necessary to save or repair the tooth. Root canal treatment, also known as endodontic treatment, is a dental procedure in which Dr. Ringler removes the damaged or diseased root of the tooth to save or restore your tooth. Why does a tooth need to have a root canal? The root canal is the cavity within the tooth that contains pulp and pulp chamber. When the nerve tissue in a root canal is infected or damages, treatment must be performed to remove the pulp chamber and save the tooth from infection.
How do I know I need a root canal?
Common symptoms that might indicate a need for a root canal include severe toothache, sensitivity to hot and cold, swelling, discoloration or no symptoms at all. If you are uncertain about whether or not you need a root canal, call the professional team at Grant Ringler, DDS! Hutchinson dentist Grant Ringler uses state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide painfree patient services like root canals.
Contact Hutchinson dentist Grant Ringler and his caring team if you are experiencing any pain, swelling or sensitivity to hot and cold.
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