Restore Damaged & Decayed Teeth
A Pristine Solution to Tooth Loss
Are you looking for a way to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth instead of removing it? If so, root canal therapy from Forest Lake Smiles might be the answer! With the help of our skilled Forest Lake dentist and staff, we can create a personalized treatment plan that works best for your needs - call us at (651) 464-8207 today.
UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS
What Is a Root Canal?
Root canal, otherwise known as endodontic therapy, is a type of dental procedure that involves the cleaning out of the canals inside the root of the tooth to get rid of any infected pulp and save the natural tooth from further damage or infection.
SIGNS YOU NEED A ROOT CANAL
Why Would I Need a Root Canal?
Although the surest way to know if you need a root canal is to visit your dentist, there can be several telltale signs that indicate the need for a root canal procedure.
For example, if you experience a consistent and throbbing toothache, discharge from the root of the tooth, or lingering tooth sensitivity, this could be an indication of tissue inflammation or infection in your tooth's root canal caused by bacteria. These deep-rooted bacterial infections are often resistant to other forms of treatment like antibiotics, making root canal the most effective solution.
Other indications might include dark discoloration on the surface of the affected tooth and persistent pain in the bone below the tooth.
WHAT TO EXPECT
What Is the Root Canal Process Like?
When you visit Dr. Siverson at Forest Lake Smiles for a root canal, you can expect excellent care and support throughout the entire process. The process typically involves three steps: diagnosing the infected pulp, getting rid of the infected pulp, and placing a new root canal filling.
During your appointment with Dr. Siverson, he’ll perform an x-ray and examination to determine if a root canal is necessary. After accurately diagnosing the infection, Dr. Siverson will then use a local anesthetic to numb the area before gently removing the diseased tissue to clear out any infection present in your tooth's inner chamber.
Once all of the bacteria and decay have been eliminated from the tooth’s core, Dr. Siverson will use special materials to fill up the hollow space to protect it from infections.
WE OFFER HIGH-QUALITY SERVICES
Throughout the entire process, our team led by Dr. Siverson will ensure that everything is done safely and compassionately while also providing top-tier dental services that make you comfortable every step of the way.
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
For Root Canal Therapy Today!
If you need root canal therapy, then now is the time to make an appointment at Forest Lake Smiles! Our root canal treatments are renowned for being modern, efficient, and safe. Our expert dentists use the latest technology to ensure that your treatment is comfortable and effective.
Making an appointment today means you'll have access to quality dental care and participate in a comprehensive treatment plan - tailored specifically to your needs. With Forest Lake Smiles on your side, you can rest assured that your smile is in the best hands. Contact us today!