Inside of each tooth, there is a chamber, and through this chamber runs tissue known as the pulp. This pulp is responsible for carrying nutrients to the tooth and alerting you of oral health problems through nerve responses. If you feel tooth pain, throbbing, increased sensitivity, or irritation, you may require root canal therapy to treat infection or injury that has damaged the pulp.
Symptoms that may indicate you need root canal therapy can include:
Even if you are not experiencing any symptoms, you may still be in need of root canal therapy.
Countless people worry a great deal when they hear they require root canal therapy. Dr. Toone can put your fear at ease as he has spent his career adapting techniques to reduce pain and increase comfort level, providing patients with an anxiety-free experience.