Root Canals: Treat the Infection, Relieve the Pain
Toothaches are one of the most uncomfortable feelings we can experience, and the pain of an infected or abscessed tooth can be agonizing. You know you should call your dentist, but you’re afraid you might need a root canal. You take a few ibuprofen to ease the toothache, which buys you a few hours at most.
Why do we put ourselves through this? You may have general dental anxiety that gets worse when your Brentwood, TN dentist tells you that you need a root canal. But did you know that root canals relieve your pain, eliminate the infection, and save the tooth from extraction?
How Root Canal Infection Starts
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