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Norristown Root Canal Dentistry

Root Canal Treatment

What is a root canal?


When a tooth is infected or decayed, a root canal may be recommended. The tooth can become infected causing decay, infection, and sensitivity to the tooth's outer layers, nerves, and dental pulp. With intense pain and temperature sensitivity, a root canal may be required to remove the damaged tissue and medicate the tooth. The tooth may then be treated with a cap or crown to protect it.


When is a root canal recommended?

If you are having tooth pain and sensitivity to hot and cold foods and drinks, a root canal may be recommended. Our dentists may take x-rays, examine the tooth, and prepare a course of treatment to give you a pain-free root canal.

For more information on root canal treatments, please speak to one of our staff.

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