Root Canal Therapy
Never Fear Root Canal Treatment
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At Grove Dental Associates, our dentists will never send you away to another practice for a root canal. We know that having a root canal treatment is stressful enough without worrying about finding an endodontist to perform the procedure. 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 perform hundreds of root canals each year. In fact, root canal treatment is all they do! An endodontist, also known as a root canal dentist, focuses 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.
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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 dentist treats the inside of a tooth.
A root canal specialist 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.
What to Expect?
During a root canal procedure:
- The root canal dentist 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 root canal crown or filling is put in place
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Benefits of a Root Canal
A root canal treatment helps you eat, smile, and talk with confidence and without pain. A root canal 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 a root canal and receive a root canal crown 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 Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Lombard and Wheaton. An experienced endodontist has the expertise to restore your tooth in the most convenient, comfortable way possible.