If you develop a deep cavity or experience a blow to the mouth, root canal therapy can preserve your natural tooth and prevent the need for an extraction. At Family Tree Dental Care, Dr. Marry L Hong and her team perform root canal therapy on a routine basis. To make an appointment at the practice in Farmers Branch, Texas, call the office today or book online.
Root canal therapy is an endodontic procedure that treats infected or inflamed tooth pulp. Tooth pulp is a substance that nourishes your teeth and provides temperature sensations, but it isn’t necessary for their long-term survival. By removing damaged or infected tooth pulp, the Family Tree Dental Care team can preserve your natural tooth and prevent the need for an extraction.
The team at Family Tree Dental Care uses root canal therapy to treat infected or inflamed tooth pulp. These issues can occur due to:
After root canal therapy, you might experience increased tooth sensitivity or mild discomfort once the anesthesia wears off. The team at Family Tree Dental Care recommends: