Posted by DR.KOSSI on Aug 9 2021, 11:32 AM
Did your dentist recommend a root canal treatment? You are likely to have a damaged or infected tooth pulp. The pulp is a soft tissue that extends from the crown of your tooth to the tip of its root. When the pulp becomes inflamed or infected, you are likely to experience pain.
At Smile City Dental in Santa Clarita, California, Dr. Alexi Kossi, D.D.S, and her friendly staff offer the best dental care to treat all your concerns. In this blog, we’re taking a look at what a root canal procedure is all about.
If your tooth’s nerve or pulp is damaged, it can allow bacteria in the pulp chamber to multiply. The longer you leave it untreated, the greater the chances of an abscessed tooth or infection are. These are situations when a tooth canal procedure is necessary.
An infection may further lead to complications like:
A root canal procedure takes two to three visits to the dentist. Let’s take a look at the step-by-step breakdown of the process:
Get in touch with Dr. Kossi, D.D.S, at Smile City Dental in Santa Clarita, California, for more information on root canals. Call (661) 252-8888, book an appointment online, or visit our office at 19366 Soledad Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91351 now.
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