Root Canal Therapy

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Root canal therapy treats the center, or pulp, of a tooth that is inflamed, infected or dead. The pulp is a soft substance consisting of nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue.

Symptoms of infection include visible injury or swelling, sensitivity to temperature, or pain in the tooth and gums. If you experience any of these symptoms, contact your nearest office for a consultation.

Root canal therapy involves removing the pulp from the tooth chamber and canals. We then clean the canals with a disinfecting solution. During your root canal therapy, we may provide local anesthesia or sedation to ensure your complete comfort.

After treatment, we may place a temporary filling to protect your tooth until your restoration is complete. Your tooth may feel sensitive for the first few days. This discomfort may be relieved with over-the-counter or prescribed pain medications, as directed. Avoid chewing on the treated tooth until you have your full restoration. If a problem occurs, contact Dental Associates Near Me.

Root canal therapy can help preserve your tooth for a lifetime. Contact your nearest office today for a consultation.

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1815 Somerville Road SE, Suite A, Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 355-2275

105 South Hine St., Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-1404

12205 County Line Road, Suite A, Madison AL 35758
(256) 772-9988

16090 Hwy 72, Rogersville, AL 35652
(256) 247-1000

1516 Main Street, Fyffe, AL 35971
(256) 623-2272

1815 Somerville Road SE, Suite B, Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 355-2132

114 Bob Wallace Ave. SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 533-0757

6838 B Hwy 431 South, Huntsville, AL 35763
(256) 536-8120

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