Singh Smile Care
Phoenix, AZ Dentist

Why do I need a root canal?

If periodontal disease, severe decay or a crack in your tooth infects the root portion of your tooth, you will need a root canal. For many people, a root canal may be a very unpleasant prospect, root canal therapy phoenix azbut the procedure is necessary to eliminate pain and save your tooth. In reality, a root canal at Singh Smile Care is no more complicated than having a tooth filled.

The inner portion of your root contains nerves and pulp that keeps your tooth alive and functional. Most people don’t realize they have an infected root canal until they begin to experience pain. Without treatment, this pain will increase in severity until it becomes unbearable.

The pain that you experience is a sign that infection has extended deep within the root of your tooth. Root canal therapy removes the infection, eliminates the source of the pain, and saves the tooth.

Anxiety About The Root Canal Procedure

A root canal is an important procedure, and Dr. Singh wants to help protect your oral health by preserving your teeth whenever possible. You should never put off treatment because of anxiety because we have sedation options available that will keep you calm and relaxed during the procedure.

Dr. Singh understands that the thought of a root canal can be very stressful for many people. He is sensitive to your concerns and anxiety and will work with our professional team to make sure that the process is efficient and stress-free.