Save Your Smile With Root Canal Therapy

A treatment used to preserve a significantly damaged or injured tooth, root canal therapy helps patients retain their tooth while removing pain and infection. At West Delray Smiles in Delray Beach, if you suspect you may need root canal therapy, call us. We’re here to help you regain a healthy, functional smile!

How do you know if you need root canal therapy?

While there are many symptoms to watch for, here are some common signs that may indicate you’re your tooth may require root canal therapy:

  • Severe toothache pain that is not relieved by over-the-counter pain medication
  • Sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures that lingers after the stimuli have been removed
  • Discoloration of the tooth
  • Swelling and tenderness in the gums
  • A small, pimple-like bump on the gums.

Is root canal therapy a common dental procedure?

The procedure is incredibly common. According to the American Association of Endodontists, an average of more than 15 million root canals are performed each year in the United States.

How should a tooth that’s undergone root canal therapy be cared for?

As with your natural teeth, a tooth that’s received root canal therapy needs to be brushed twice and flossed once each day. It’s also vital that you visit us for regular checkups to ensure your oral health is a continual priority.

Interested in learning more about whether root canal therapy may be right for you? Call our friendly team today!

Contact West Delray Smiles About Root Canal Therapy Today

  • Experience a safe & routine procedure
  • Avoid extracting your damaged tooth
  • Prevent the spread of infection
  • Restore normal biting and chewing function
  • Prioritize your smile!
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