Fix the Root of Your Tooth Pain

Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root. All teeth have between one and four root canals.

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Why Do I Need A Root Canal?

Many tooth problems involve infections that spread to the pulp, which is the inner chamber of the tooth containing blood vessels, nerves, and other tissues. When the infection becomes worse, it can begin affecting the roots. A traumatic injury to a tooth can also compromise the pulp, leading to similar problems.

A diseased inner tooth brings a host of problems, including pain and sensitivity, as the first indications of a problem. However, inside the root canal, a spreading infection can cause small pockets of pus to develop, which can lead to an abscess.

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Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy is a remarkable treatment with a very high rate of success. It involves removing the diseased tissue, halting the spread of infection, and restoring the healthy portion of the tooth. In fact, root canal therapy is designed to save a problem tooth; before the procedure was developed and gained acceptance, the only alternative for treating a diseased tooth was extraction. Due to advances in technique and technology, root canal therapy can be performed with minimal to no pain.

CARING DENTISTRY FOR ALL

No dental insurance? No problem. Personal finances will not prevent you from experiencing caring, state-of-the-art dentistry. We offer the finest care at a reasonable price. We also offer an In-House Membership Plan that makes all procedures accessible. We also accept CareCredit Patient Financing as well as most major credit cards.

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Matthew Sorkin, DDS, FAGD
418 Main Street
Spotswood, NJ 08884