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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So i saw a dentist today and they said I'd need two root canals with possible crown lengthening.. :(?

A dentist can do a root canal, but you need an oral surgeon to do a crown lengthening. A good oral surgeon will give you muscle relaxants, and the option of sedation, for a CL. Root canals are us... Read More »

How bad to root canals hurt?

I just had one done about 4 hours ago--and I am scared to death of dentist--thank god I have a good one--Anyway NO pain at all other then holding your mouth up for so long thats the worst part I th... Read More »

Do root canals hurt?

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

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 »