Lingering tooth sensitivity after eating or drinking something hot or cold? Sharp pain when biting or chewing? A toothache is almost always a sign that infection has damaged the pulp within your tooth root. Without treatment, pain lingers, with both tooth abscess and extraction becoming risks. If you’re experiencing any noticeable symptoms, especially a severe toothache, we have a solution!
Our dentists at Smile Design Dentistry are trained and experienced in providing root canals and endodontic retreatment. We also partner with leading insurance companies to ensure your entire treatment process is painless and easy. Don’t let the stigma surrounding this procedure keep you from getting care! Your root canal in Plymouth, MN will comfortably eliminate your tooth pain (not cause more) and ultimately save your natural tooth!
During your root canal in Plymouth, MN, our dentist will first numb the treatment site with local anesthetic. We also provide sedation services if you need assistance relaxing during your appointment. We’ll remove a portion of your tooth crown to gain access to the pulp chamber and clear out all the infection, bacteria, and damaged pulp and tissues. Disinfecting and cleaning the canals is the next step before filling them with a hardening material call gutta-percha. Your tooth will then be sealed to keep bacteria from entering the chamber and root canal. You’ll need a dental crown to ensure your tooth remains strong and functional after treatment.
Infected tooth and abcess
Tooth cleaned and shaped
Root filling replaced
Permanent filling or crown placed
Once your root canal procedure is complete, you’ll be able to live a comfortable and functional life again without any tooth pain. We’ll provide the necessary instructions to ensure your recovery is fast and healthy. In general, you can expect the following benefits from treatment:
Find out if a root canal can relieve your pain and restore health!