Root Canals in Bonita Springs
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 Bonita Dental Care in Bonita Springs, we offer root canal treatment, and we ensure for 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
- 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 Bonita Springs area, do not hesitate to contact Bonita Dental Care – we would be glad to answer all of your questions and concerns.