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Root Canal Therapy: All You Need to Know

Root CanalThere may come a time in your life when you are experiencing intense toothaches. You could be experiencing and tooth infection and the best course of action could be root canal therapy. Root canal therapy can help alleviate some of the symptoms that you may be experiencing. If you aren’t currently experiencing any symptoms, it is still good to understand what to look out for and what root canal therapy aims to do for your oral health. In this blog, we will be talking about what a root canal is and what are some signs that you may need one.

What Is a Root Canal? 

A root canal is a procedure that is necessary to save the integrity and well-being of a tooth. When a cavity is left untreated, it can lead to complications. When a tooth’s pulp, the innermost layer, is compromised by bacteria, you risk losing the tooth and bacteria getting to the jawbone or the gums. A root canal aims to drill a hole into the tooth to get rid of any dead pulp and bacteria that is inside.

Indicators That You May Need a Root Canal

  • Sensitivity to hot or cold foods
  • Experiencing jaw pain
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Swollen gums
  • Pain when eating and when touching the tooth
  • A chipped or cracked tooth
  • Persistent pain in the tooth

Benefits of Root Canal Therapy 

  • Alleviates pain
  • Ability to eat hot and cold food
  • Prevents serious infection
  • Preserves your smile
  • Quick and easy procedure
  • Painless procedure with no recovery time

Get Your Root Canal therapy With Golden Dental Solutions 

Your teeth are nothing to play around with. It is important to understand the risks that are accompanied by leaving tooth pain untreated and not seeking professional assistance if you are having problems with your teeth. If you are interested in getting root canal therapy, Golden Dental Solutions in Golden, CO is the perfect place to go. The doctors at Golden Dental Solutions have the experience and expertise to make sure that your root canal therapy is successful and gets your results. Contact us at (303) 277-9600 or visit us online at to schedule your appointment.

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