Root Canals

Root Canals

Why do I need a root canal?

Root canal procedures can be done at a cost effective price, safely, at Drake Family Dental. Our root canal procedures are performed by Dr. Drake. Root canal procedures are done when the soft tissue of the root canal becomes infected or inflamed. Leaving it untreated can cause tooth decay, loss of teeth, and can affect your overall health negatively. Keeping your oral health in check is just as important as keeping your body’s health in check. Your teeth and mouth can heavily impact your overall health. Root canal procedures can prevent health problems before they start. Getting a root canal procedure will also save you from the pain of an inflamed root canal, whlie also allowing you to keep your teeth and surrounding bone. Getting a root canal at Drake Family Dental can help to preserve your smile for as long as possible, don’t wait, call today for a consultation.

Common Questions

It’s not uncommon to feel some tenderness in the area for several days after the procedure, as well as some soreness in your jaw. Any discomfort can usually be relieved with over-the-counter pain medication or anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen. 

You should experience continual gradual healing during the first week after your root canal.

  • Avoid chewing or biting on the tooth until it has been restored by a crown. 
  • Continue to brush and floss as normal
  • Wait to eat until all the numbing has come out of your tooth

Root Canals

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