ROOT CANAL THERAPY
AT SCHUMACHER & BAUER
Who needs root canal therapy?
The two most common reasons a person needs a root canal are:
- The tooth has been broken and the nerve of the tooth has been affected
- Infection or decay has affected the nerve of the tooth
If either of these two scenarios happen, the only way to save the tooth from having long-term pain and infection is to have a root canal. Root canals replace the nerve of the tooth with a therapeutic material to make the tooth healthy again.
Do root canals hurt?
We take every precaution to make the procedure pain-free by giving you plenty of local anesthetic to numb the area and taking the time to make sure you are comfortable before beginning the procedure. If you have a toothache, root canal therapy will provide instant relief from pain in the tooth.
Is getting a root canal a big deal?
Root canal therapy is performed in the office almost every day. Once you are numb, you can’t tell the difference between a root canal and a traditional filling. There is no additional downtime required outside of your appointment time, and most patients don’t notice anything once the numbing wears off.
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT
Interested in learning more about Root Canal Therapy? Contact the Schumacher & Bauer, DDS team today at 614-451-1110 or request an appointment online.