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Root Canal Therapy – Temple, TX

There's No Need
to Fear

When you’re already suffering from a painful toothache, being told that you need a root canal is probably not something that you want to hear. But despite what you might have heard about the procedure, the truth is that nowadays, it’s a practically painless treatment and is one of the best ways to stop dental pain. Don’t let fear take over when you have a toothache – call your team at Temple Choice Dental right away for root canal therapy in Temple, TX.

Why Choose Temple Choice Dental for Root Canal Therapy?

The Root
Canal Procedure

Model of the inside of a healthy tooth that doesn't need root canal therapy

First, we take an X-ray of the tooth to check how far the infection has spread as well as to familiarize ourselves with the shape of the tooth’s root canals. During the actual procedure, your mouth will be numbed before we make a small hole in the tooth. We’ll take out the pulp along with any other harmful substances before cleaning the inside of the tooth with a series of files. Once the inside is completely sanitized, the tooth will be sealed with filling material and a crown.

Reasons for
a Root Canal

Woman in need of root canal therapy holding jaw

A root canal is usually performed when the inner tissue of the tooth, also known as the pulp, becomes infected. The biggest symptom of such an infection is dental pain. Other warning signs might include:

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