Root Canals, When Do you Know if you Need One

Root canal therapy may be required if the nerve of your tooth has become affected or infected by decay. In order to save the tooth, we can remove the nerves, bacteria and any decay. Then the resulting space is filled with special medicated dental materials that seals the space and restores the tooth back to full function Signs and Symptoms for Possible Root Canal Problems Are: An abscess (or pimple) on the gums Sensitivity to hot and cold Severe toothache pain Sometimes no symptoms are ...more