Return Your Mouth to Optimal Health
Do root canals hurt?
Many times, patients have an incorrect opinion on what a root canal is, wrongly believing it to be an uncomfortable procedure that causing them pain. This couldn’t be further from the truth! The purpose of a root canal is to repair or save the tooth that is damaged from deep decay, fillings, cracks, or trauma. Since these things often lead to infection, we recommend treating these problems as soon as they are detected. Our dentists and board-certified anesthesiologist have extensive training to safely and effectively deliver the medication used in sedation dentistry, helping to relieve any anxiety you may be feeling about treatment. Overall, most of our patients are amazed at how quick and easy we make the procedure!