Root Canal Treatment
Are you experiencing tooth pain or a toothache the greater Boston area?
What is a Root Canal?
The team at Brookline Dental Specialists are here to help! Our dentists and staff provide expert care in a judgment-free, caring, and professional environment.
In the past, if you had a decayed tooth, then that tooth would be pulled. Now with advancements in dental technology, the team at Brookline Dental Specialists can save and restore your smile.
When a tooth has large cavities, decay or infection, it will need the root canal procedure. Root canal treatment is performed pain-free under a local anesthetic. During a root canal, the inner pulp of the tooth is cleaned and sealed to prevent further decay. If this procedure is not performed then infection and abscesses can occur in the tissue surrounding the tooth.
Signs and symptoms that you may need a Root Canal:
Are you are experiencing any of these symptoms?
- Excessive bad breath
- Pain when chewing
- A painful toothache
- Sensitivity to hot and cold
- Facial swelling
If so, schedule a screening with Brookline Dental Specialists. If left untreated, a badly decayed tooth can lead to an infection that can spread throughout your face and entire body.
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