When dentists suggest root canals, people are usually hesitant to make the decision. When required, it is recommended to visit the nearest dentist offering root canal treatment. At A&A Dental in New Jersey, we offer root canal treatment, and we ensure a pain-free outcome to satisfy our patients.

All You Need to Know About Root Canals:

What is a root canal? A root canal is a space within the root of a tooth, and this space is filled with dental pulp and vessels. Bacteria accumulating the dental pulp will lead to inflammation, causing pulpitis.

What is a root canal treatment? A root canal treatment is a procedure required to remove the infected dental pulp and any bacteria surrounding the root canal to save the tooth from decaying.

When Is a Root Canal Treatment Required?

  • Severe toothache when eating or applying pressure
  • Tenderness and swelling of the gums
  • Sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, even after the hot/cold stimuli has been eliminated
  • Darkening of the tooth
  • The appearance of pimples on gums
  • Cracked/chipped tooth

How painful is a root canal procedure? Due to the anesthesia affect the procedure is not painful. However, you may feel some numbness and discomfort after the procedure.

What to expect after a root canal treatment? Although you will feel relieved from the pain, you may experience mild discomfort and sensitivity.

How successful is a root canal procedure? The procedure is highly successful. The success rate is more than 95 percent.

How to prevent root canal pain? Follow a regular oral care routine of brushing your teeth twice a day and daily flossing. Be sure to go for dental check-ups.

What if I want to know more information? If you live in the Holmdel area, do not hesitate to contact A&A Dental – we would be glad to answer all of your questions and concerns.

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