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 Why do we need root canals?

Answer 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 »
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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 »
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Do root canals hurt!?

I can tell you from experience that you've got nothing to be afraid of. The only thing that'll hurt a very little tiny bit will be the numbing shot, but that's just like a sting. After this, you wi... Read More »
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Do root canals hurt?

Only if you have it done without any painkillers or when you are awake.
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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 »
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