Root Canal

Apr 18 • 1 minute read

A root canal is a procedure that can save a damaged or infected tooth. It involves cleaning and removing damaged tissue and then sealing it. Typically the patient is numb for this procedure. The sealing material is typically gutta percha, which is a biocompatible material, in order to prevent recontamination.  In most cases a crown is recommended following a root canal in order to protect and reinforce the tooth. This procedure is a great way to try to save a tooth while getting rid of pain, infection and damage!

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