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Root Canal Treatment – Norwood, MA

Relieve Your Pain, Restore Your Tooth

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Root canals have a notoriously bad rap. As a result, patients who think they might need one will avoid the dentist like the plague. However, the purpose of a root canal is actually to relieve pain – not cause it. In fact, most patients report that their discomfort subsides significantly following root canal treatment! If you have any questions or concerns about this tooth-saving treatment, you’re always welcome to give our team a call or schedule a consultation. Otherwise, you can keep reading to learn some helpful information on the topic.

Why Choose Central Dental Associates for Root Canal Treatment?

  • Highly Trained Endodontist In-House
  • Top-Rated Dental Team in Norwood
  • Convenient Hours, Including Saturdays

Do I Need Root Canal Treatment?

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A root canal is necessary when the inside of the tooth becomes infected due to injury or decay. Of course, the extent of the damage isn’t always obvious to an untrained eye, which is why it’s so important that you visit us every six months for a checkup and cleaning. Between your biannual appointments, keep an eye out for the following symptoms:

  • Persistent sensitivity to hot and cold foods and drinks.
  • Dark spots or discoloration on the tooth in question.
  • Sharp pain when biting down.
  • Swollen, red, inflamed, or bleeding gums.
  • A pimple-like bump, blister, or abscess on the gums near the tooth.

If you are experiencing one or more of the above, then it’s important that you call us ASAP to schedule an exam. That way, we can pinpoint what’s causing it and intervene before it worsens.

The Root Canal Process

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Although many patients assume that root canal treatment is painful, it isn’t! That’s because we thoroughly numb that area of your mouth at the very beginning of your appointment. Once you can’t feel a thing and you’re ready to begin, our in-house endodontist, Dr. Zena Al-Adeeb, will use special tools to remove the diseased tissue. After this step is complete, she will sanitize the area and use a synthetic gutta-percha material to replace the missing structure. The final step is to “cap” the tooth with a restoration, like a dental crown, which will return strength and restore the tooth’s appearance.

The Benefits of Getting a Root Canal

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One of the first, and most noteworthy, benefits is that a tooth treated with a root canal can last you the rest of your life. Furthermore, a root canal stops the infection in its tracks, preventing your surrounding teeth and gums from being damaged. It’s also important that we mention that the treatment process is pain-free and yields aesthetically pleasing results thanks to lifelike restorations. With enough time, even you might not remember which tooth was treated!

Not so bad, is it? When you visit our Norwood, MA office for root canal treatment, you can expect professional, comfortable care. Our endodontist has years of experience, and she’s perfected her gentle methods. So, don’t wait – schedule your appointment for tooth pain relief today!

We’re proud to serve you!

Visit our contemporary practice and learn why Central Dental Associates has been Norwood’s premier choice for family and restorative dentistry since 1965. We’re located in Norwood, MA at Chestnut Green, convenient to patients from Walpole, Westwood, Medfield, Dedham, and surrounding areas. Call today!

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