When people hear “root canal,” they tend to flinch. That said, the negative sentiment surrounding this beneficial dental treatment usually centers on a lack of understanding.
In truth, root canal therapy is often the only way to save a tooth when it becomes infected or suffers serious damage. Unavoidable or voluntary tooth extraction can cause serious problems, including further tooth loss, temporomandibular joint disorder and unattractive alignment. Fortunately, a root canal can preserve natural teeth and prevent these types of problems.
Many people are afraid of root canal therapy, because they’ve heard specific myths, including:
Root canals keep people from losing their precious God-given teeth. To better understand the procedure, view the following video clip:
Sometimes, it doesn’t matter how well we care for our teeth. Tiny cavities and cracks can lead to decay and infection, which can make root canal therapy necessary. If you think you may need this valuable treatment or you’re interested in a routine dental cleaning to help prevent potential problems, call Collins Dentistry & Aestheitcs at 509-368-7788 in Spokane or 509-228-3998 in Spokane Valley today.
Or office in Spokane is located at:
3151 E. 28th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223
Office phone # 509-368-7788