So you’ve been experiencing tooth pain for a while now and you’ve finally decided to visit your dentist in Fresno. We’re glad you did. However, it can be a major letdown when you find out that you have tooth decay. Don’t fret, this happens to a lot of people! We’ve probably recommended that you get a root canal, in order to save the rest of your tooth. Maybe you’ve heard other friends talking about their root canals but you’re still not sure what root canal treatment in Fresno entails. That’s why we are here to help!
Let us give you the inside scoop on Fresno root canal treatments, so you can be well informed and ready for your next appointment.
Why is This Treatment Recommended?
A root canal in Fresno is recommended when the pulp of a tooth is inflamed or infected. The pulp’s main purpose is to facility root growth for each tooth. If you’ve been noticing sensitivity and pain in your tooth it’s because the pulp is made up of blood vessels, nerves and tissues. Pulps are rather sensitive little parts of the body.
Root Canals are Painful!
False! While you might have heard horror stories, this treatment in Fresno is no Tales from the Crypt episode. In fact, there is no need to worry because the procedure as easy as getting a tooth filled
. There’s no reason you won’t be comfortable the entire time you’re in the dentist’s chair.
Root Canals Aren’t Effective!
Man, you hear a ton of myths when you’re a dentist in Fresno. This is absolutely not true. We do a root canal to ensure that we keep as much of the healthy parts of your teeth available. Root canals have a very high success rate, and in about 85 percent of cases, root canal treatments can last your entire life. How’s that for effective?
Plus, saving the natural tooth with Fresno root canal treatment has its positives including proper chewing and biting force, protects the surrounding teeth from wear and tear, and the most obvious reason—it’s your own tooth so it’s aesthetically pleasing.
Call Curt P. Posey, DDS For Root Canals
So what are you waiting for? If your Fresno dentist has recommended that you get a root canal, stop putting up with pain, contact us and make an appointment
. Also, feel free to call (559) 227-6755 if you have any questions. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did.
Have you had a root canal in the past? If so, share your treatment stories with other patients out there. Let them know the ridiculous myths you heard and how the experience really was. We would love to hear from you!