Category Archives: Root Canal

A Guide to Root Canals

A root canal is a dental technique that is used to repair and save a badly-decayed or infected tooth. This treatment is sometimes required because a cavity is not addressed and makes its way to the root of the tooth, causing a pulp to form. In some cases, the nerve is damaged because of trauma or […]

toothache, dentist, dentistry, root canal, teeth, kentwood

What is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a treatment to repair and salvage a damaged and/or infected tooth. The term “root canal” originates from the action of cleaning the canals within the tooth’s root. The process involves eliminating the damaged area of the tooth (known as the pulp), filing and shaping the root canals to prevent reinfection, and […]