The Dangers of Postponing Root Canal Treatment
Most people still react with fear when they hear they need root canal therapy despite the fact modern dentistry has advanced to the point that makes these fears unwarranted.
Why You Need a Root Canal
Deep inside your tooth is an area called the pulp chamber that houses nerves and blood vessels. The root canal itself is an anatomical structure that runs through the center of this area.
Untreated tooth decay will continue to spread and grow until it reaches this part of the tooth, and when the infection reaches the nerve, you will experience intense pain. The only way to relive this pain and preserve the tooth is with root ...