Most of our patients who hear that they need a root canal immediately panic because of all of the terrible rumors they’ve heard about this procedure. Fortunately, these are mostly myths, and there’s little to be scared of. We make sure that every root canal that we conduct is painless and each of our patients remain comfortable in the treatment chair. If you’re experiencing a severe toothache, contact our dental office today to schedule an emergency appointment to see if you need root canal therapy from our Barnegat, NJ dentist.
Root canals are used to treat tooth infections that develop due to untreated decay or dental damage that provides a pathways for harmful oral bacteria into the inner chamber of your tooth. The most common sign that our patients experience is a severe toothache that won’t seem to go away. Some other symptoms that may signal that you require root canal therapy include: