Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Signs You May Need A Root Canal

Do you have a tooth causing sever pain? If this is the case you may have a decaying or infected tooth and your dentist may recommend a root canal. 

A root canal is a treatment to repair and save a damaged tooth. During a root canal the dentist will remove the infected pulp and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then sealed. Afterwards the tooth is restores with a crown for protection. 

Although not all tooth pain is an indication that you need a root canal but there are signs that you need to pay attention to:
  • Serious pain when eating or just applying pressure.
  • Sensitivity to hold or cold foods.
  • Small pimple like bump on gums near the area of tooth pain.
  • Discoloration of tooth.
  • Tender or swollen gums near area of tooth pain.
If you experience a any type of tooth pain always see your dentist, never ignore the pain.

There are several culprits that can cause tooth pain so its always best to get it checked out by a professional. 

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