1 - Not As Painful As You’re Expecting
The truth is, modern dentistry has made root canal therapy nearly painless. Stonegate Dental makes your comfort a priority, and we can work with you to find the right techniques for anaesthetic and pain relief. Keep in mind that the very purpose of a root canal is to stop or prevent pain from inflamed and infected teeth, and the procedure is much less painful and invasive than an extraction!
2 - Can Be Done In One Visit
Some patients sink at the news they require root canal therapy, assuming this will be a time-consuming ordeal requiring many appointments and recovery time. This isn’t the case, many basic root canals can be performed in a single visit, and permanent crowns put in place as well to protect the tooth from further damage.
3 - Can Be Retreated
You may have heard that root canals are not often a permanent solution, and wonder if it’s worthwhile if you’ll eventually face extraction anyway. While it’s true that root canals sometimes wear out, this doesn’t mean an extraction is necessary - the root canal can be removed, cleaned, and refilled. Root canal re treatment is usually successful and is just as simple as the initial root canal to perform.
4 - Results Look Great
Your team at Stonegate Dental will help you to choose a crown option to cover and protect your tooth after your root canal, which can be made from a variety of materials depending on your needs. This restores the appearance of the tooth, and in most cases looks better than the damaged tooth has looked in quite a while!