Root Canals Are No Longer Painful

When decay or a crack has reached the nerve of a tooth a root canal is necessary to fix the tooth. A root canal is a filling for the root of a tooth. During a root canal, the nerve of the tooth is removed, relieving a patients discomfort. The space where the nerve was located is filled with a filling material called gutta percha. Advances in technology have made root canals much easier, saving time and limiting discomfort. Please call our dentist in West Columbia, Dr. Newman, to relieve any tooth pain you may have.