Are root canals very painful?

Answer On One Hand: Root Canal May HurtThere may be pain in the area where the root canal was performed after the procedure. The American Association of Endodentists (AAE) reports that this is especially ... Read More »

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Are root canals painful?

On One Hand: Not Painful If Done ProperlyWithout numbing the area, a root canal treatment would be very painful. However, when you go to the dentist or the endodontist, you will get a local anesthe... Read More »

Why do we need root canals?

When a tooth develops a deep cavity or becomes cracked, the soft core of the tooth or pulp can develop an infection that can lead to tooth loss. An abscess in the mouth can also damage the tooth an... Read More »

When are root canals necessary?

On One Hand: Tooth DecayMost commonly, root canals are needed when tooth decay has progressed so far that the pulp in the roots of the tooth has become infected by bacteria. If a root canal is not ... Read More »

Is it possible to do 8 root canals in 5 hours?

Answer It is a bit unusual, but not impossible if the operator (dentist or endodontist) works very quickly and/or we're talking about front teeth and not your back molars. If all teeth are next to ... Read More »