The Root Canal Treatment Explained – Waterloo Smiles

Root canal treatments are a very common procedure performed by dentists in order to save a tooth that’s become badly damaged or infected. In the past, you might’ve heard that having this treatment is quite painful; however, this is often NOT the case, and in fact, most patients today experience little or no pain from […]

When might a root canal treatment be necessary?

A root canal (also known as endodontic treatment) is a dental procedure that involves the removal of the pulp of a tooth. The pulp is the substance in the middle of a tooth that consists of nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. It’s the pulp that allows the tooth to grow. A root canal is needed if the pulp becomes infected or inflamed.

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