Why Do You Need a Root Canal?
Root canals are necessary when the pulp layer of a tooth becomes infected. Infection can lead to the loss of a tooth so it is necessary to remove the infection with root canal therapy. The procedure is generally comfortable and saves the natural tooth, prevents the spread of infection, and returns the smile to complete health.Benefits of Root Canals Include:
- Saves the tooth
- Prevents the need for tooth extraction
- Prevents the spread of infection
- Treats the discomfort associated with an infected tooth root