Category: Root Canals

Helpful Information Regarding Root Canal Therapy

While many people know that root canal therapy is sometimes needed to restore a person’s oral health, they can lack information the procedure’s purpose. That lack of understanding may make the idea of a root canal more intimidating, leading them to avoid treatment even when they have a tooth in poor health! At our Mansfield,… Read more »

3 Reasons To Stop Ignoring A Toothache And See Your Dentist

How much harm can you really cause to yourself by choosing to ignore a toothache? Problems that cause pronounced pain or sensitivity issues can put a tooth at serious risk. If your pain is due to a tooth infection, the spread of bacteria through that tooth’s roots could cause new problems for your well-being. It… Read more »

How Often Are Root Canals Included In Cavity Treatment?

Imagine you are in the dentist’s chair, and that you have just been informed that you have a cavity. What kind of treatment do you expect to undergo? How involved would the work to restore your tooth really be? When decay calls for treatment, our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office will take the most conservative approach… Read more »

When Is A Root Canal Treatment Necessary?

It can be disheartening to hear that you need a root canal treatment, especially if you are unsure exactly what that means. A root canal treatment is also known as endodontic treatment. It is a procedure that involves disinfecting the inner pulp of a tooth and removing damaged tissue and tooth materials. Understanding why and… Read more »

When Is Root Canal Treatment Helpful?

Tooth decay is a progressive disease that, without treatment, will continue to worsen. If it is detected by your dentist in its earliest stage, tooth decay can be treated and even reversed. Once the decay has broken through the enamel of your tooth and caused a cavity, a filling can clear out the decay, disinfect… Read more »

Why Do I Need Root Canal Treatment?

Hearing that you need a root canal treatment may be news that sound scary, but with modern technology, the words no longer need to be intimidating. It can often be the last chance to give your tooth to be saved from extraction. A root canal treatment helps repair a tooth when decay or damage has reached the… Read more »

Should I Be Afraid Of Root Canal Therapy?

The short answer is no, you should not be afraid of root canal therapy. Modern technology has made it so that root canal therapy is often less painful than the toothache that you are experiencing that makes the root canal therapy necessary. While relieving your pain, root canal therapy can often save your tooth from… Read more »

Root Canal Treatment Can Save A Tooth

Hearing that you need a root canal treatment may not be the best news you get, but it does mean that your tooth can be saved from extraction. A root canal treatment is most often needed when decay or damage has reached the inner pulp of your tooth. Often when decay is left untreated, it… Read more »

Will A Root Canal Stop My Tooth Pain?

If you are experiencing a chronic toothache, or significant sensitivity, an endodontic problem may be the cause. Endodontic issues refer to problems occurring within your tooth. These problems are often related to serious cavities, but internal damage can develop after an injury, particularly one where a crack exposes your tooth’s pulp. A recurring tooth problem… Read more »

Do I Really Need A Root Canal Treatment?

Your dentist may not expect you to welcome the news that you need a root canal treatment, but you should understand that this restorative dental work can save your tooth. A root canal is not for any cavity, but it is needed when tooth decay has grown serious enough to enter your tooth. That intrusion… Read more »