As your family dentist of choice in St. Paul, MN, we at Family Tree Dental make it our goal to give you as healthy of a smile as possible. Through our wide array of efficient dental treatments, we can make sure that your teeth stay at their optimal condition. However, if you ever happen to have any teeth that are damaged or dying, we can provide our root canal therapy to save these teeth.
Root canal therapy, also sometimes referred to as endodontics, is a set of specialized procedures that are aimed at treating problems with the soft pulp tissue that’s inside a tooth. When an infection or inflammation develops in the pulp tissue, a root canal becomes necessary to save the tooth. Pulp tissue consists of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerve cells, making it no surprise why you feel pain if your pulp tissue is damaged.
You may need to undergo root canal therapy if you suffer from any of the following problems:
Root canal therapy works by following these steps:
Root canal therapy has a high rate of success and teeth that are saved through this treatment have been known to last for a lifetime.
If you’re interested in scheduling an appointment with us, please feel free to give us a call at (651) 776-2701. Alternatively, you can fill out our online appointment request form. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, we encourage you to contact us. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!