A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need of dental implants or bridges. At the center of your tooth is pulp.
With the appropriate care, your teeth that have had endodontic treatment will last as long as other natural teeth. Yet, a tooth that has received treatment may fail to heal or pain may continue to exist. Sometimes, the pain may occur months or years after treatment.
Generally, a root canal is all that is needed to save teeth with injured pulp from extraction. Occasionally, this non-surgical procedure will not be sufficient to heal the tooth and Dr. Langan will recommend surgery.
Cracked teeth demonstrate many types of symptoms, including pain when chewing, temperature sensitivities, or even the release of biting pressure. It is also common for tooth pain to come and go, making it difficult to diagnose the cause of discomfort.
Injuries to the mouth can cause teeth to be pushed back into their sockets. Dr. Langan or your general dentist may reposition and stabilize your tooth.
As much as I dreaded this procedure it was Completely pain free and Dr Langan is great explaining all the steps along the way !!
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Incredibly enjoyable experience, except for all the pain and suffering LOL. Considering the invasive procedure, I was surprised at how little it hurt during and after. I liked the doctor describing his actions and giving…
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Being somewhat apprehensive of Dentist visits in general, I was absolutely impressed with the whole experience.Staff was excellent and Dr. Langan took his time and explained thoroughly what he was doing putting me at ease…
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