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Root Canal

Root Canal

Cavities are one of the top dental problems which occur among people of all ages. Sometimes tooth decay becomes severe, reaching the soft center of your teeth and infecting the pulp. The pulp consists of blood vessels, nerves, connective tissues, etc., which help your teeth to grow. A root canal is performed by an endodontist or a general dentist, depending on the severity of the case, and the patient will be under the influence of a local anesthetic.


DB Dental Care offers root canal therapy by an experienced dentist in Miami, FL. We understand tooth decay can be painful, and thus, we have designed a complete treatment according to your convenience and comfort. Dr. Bravo will help you will pre-treatment tips, and she will also assist you so that you can recover faster. Our root canal therapies are painless and performed using state-of-the-art technologies.

When do you need a root canal?

A root canal is performed when the soft inner part of your tooth, known as the pulp, gets infected, injured, or inflamed. The crown or white part of your teeth that you see above your gums can remain intact even if you have a dead pulp. Thus, removing the infected pulp is the best way to protect the concerned tooth and your neighboring teeth. Generally, the candidates for root canals are the ones who have:
Pain is one of the most common indications that your pulp is damaged. You might also find that your gums have swelled up, and there will be a sensation of heat. Your dentist in Miami, FL, will examine the concerned tooth and decide if you need a root canal procedure.

Is a root canal painful?

Most people associate root canal treatment with a lot of pain, but that is not the case. The pain is due to the damaged or infected pulp. Root canal therapy involves removing infected pulp from inside your teeth and preserving your natural crown. The whole procedure is conducted under the influence of anesthesia, so you will not feel any pain. However, there might be slight discomfort post the treatment, but that would go away as your surgery site heals.
Your dentist might also suggest you get a crown for added protection of your root canal teeth. This will strengthen your natural tooth, and you can maintain them efficiently in the long run. Book an appointment at our dental office in Miami, FL, DB Dental Care to learn more about this restorative procedure.