Are you in extreme pain? You might need a root canal.
HAVE A DENTAL EMERGENCY?
At 4th Street Family Dentistry, we make time in our schedule to help patients who are having dental emergencies. If you’re in severe pain or think you may be experiencing a dental emergency, contact our office immediately and we’ll do our best to get you in to see Dr. Leeson ASAP.
what is a root canal?
Root canal therapy involves the removal of your tooth’s root. Removing your A root canal involves the removal of your tooth’s root. This is usually due to an infection in your tooth’s pulp. Your dentist may recommend root canal therapy in order to save your tooth. Visit your St. Pete dentist to find out what your treatment options are.
How do i know if i need a root canal?
Dr. Leeson may recommend a root canal if you have severe tooth decay, an abscessed tooth, a broken or chipped tooth, a dead tooth, or a toothache. If you’re experiencing any of those signs or symptoms, visit 4th Street Family Dentistry for a professional consultation.
Tooth infections can be very painful. Symptoms of a tooth infection include throbbing pain in the jawbone, neck, or ear, sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures, tenderness, fever, swelling, trouble chewing, and more. A tooth abscess can develop if your tooth infection is left untreated. An untreated tooth abscess can lead to a serious and life-threatening condition. Contact 4th Street Family Dentistry if you think you have a tooth infection.
does a root canal hurt?
A common misconception about root canals is that they’re extremely painful. In reality, root canals remove the source of the pain. Therefore, root canals are not painful, your tooth infection is. At 4th Street Family Dentistry, Dr. Leeson and his team are always committed to providing a comfortable dental experience.