Root Canal Therapy

Never Fear Root Canal Treatment

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Our dentists at Grove Dental Associates will never send you away to another practice for your root canal procedure. We know that having a root canal treatment is stressful enough without worrying about finding an endodontist to perform the procedure. Now you can see a root canal specialist at Grove Dental, where you already receive great dental care from a staff you know and trust.

Our endodontists at Grove Dental perform hundreds of root canals each year. In fact, root canal treatment is all they do! Our endodontists focus on one thing — creating a durable foundation for long-lasting oral health.

Your root canal specialist at Grove Dental also has full access to state-of-the-art equipment that not only improves the outcome of your root canal procedure, but also makes the experience more enjoyable for you.

About Root Canal Treatment

Most dental professionals treat the outside of teeth, the enamel that protects teeth and the gums that support your teeth. A root canal specialist treats the inside of a tooth.

An endodontist treats the inside of a tooth when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. Even without visible damage to the enamel or dentin, trauma to a tooth may damage pulp. Left untreated, pulp inflammation or infection can cause pain or lead to an abscess.

During a root canal procedure:

  • The endodontist removes the damaged pulp then carefully cleans and disinfects the interior of the tooth
  • The root canal specialist then fills and seals the tooth with a rubber-like material
  • Finally, a protective crown or filling is put in place

Benefits of Root Canal Treatment

A root canal treatment helps you eat, smile, and talk with confidence and without pain. A root canal procedure might be right for you if you suffer from dental pain, infection and inflammation that prevent you from eating, talking, sleeping at night or enjoying your days.

There are several benefits to root canal treatment, including:

  • Saving the natural tooth
  • Efficient chewing
  • Normal biting force and chewing sensation
  • Natural appearance
  • Protects other teeth from strain or excessive wear
  • Enjoying the food you love

With proper care, most teeth that have undergone root canal treatments last as long as other natural teeth.

Contact Grove Dental for Your Root Canal Treatment

Modern root canal treatment is quick — usually done in one or two appointments — and is relatively pain-free, especially when performed by your root canal specialist at Grove Dental Associates in Downers Grove, Wheaton, Bolingbrook and Lombard. Our endodontists have the expertise to restore your tooth in the most convenient, comfortable way possible.

Our Endodontists

  • view Endodontist Dr. Eric J. Kunath, DDS
    Kunath, Eric J.
    Bolingbrook, Downers Grove
  • view Endodontist Dr. Chad R. Wiersema, DDS
    Wiersema, Chad R.
    Downers Grove