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Preserve Your Natural Smile with Pain Relieving Root Canals in Blacklick, OH

Are you suffering from tooth pain or sensitivity? Dental pulp that’s infected or dead, if left untreated, can build up at the root of the tooth and form a painful abscess. An abscess can destroy the bone and tissues supporting your tooth. Years ago, teeth with diseased or injured pulps had to be removed. Today however, root canal therapy can quickly and painlessly save an infected tooth from extraction. If you want a gentle dentist, dedicated to preserving natural smiles,schedule the root canal therapy appointment you need with Dr. Hickman and Havens Family Dental today.

How Do Root Canals Work?

Root canals remove the inflamed, infected, or dead inner pulp of decayed or damaged teeth. Inner tooth pulp is a soft substance at the center of the tooth that consists of nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues. The pulp chamber and canals extend through the roots of teeth and into the supporting bone. Some roots have more than one root canal, but all have at least one. When a root canal is treated, the infected tooth pulp is gently removed and all the canals and pulp chamber are promptly filled and sealed to prevent subsequent infections. Since a fully developed tooth can survive without its inner pulp, a root canal restored tooth can remain permanently free of decay, sensitivity, and pain.

Are Root Canals Painful?

Not at all. Root canals cause no more discomfort than getting a simple cavity filling. In fact, root canals are more accurately described as pain relieving procedures. When your anesthetic wears off, your gums may be sore, even though the nerve is no longer inside the tooth. This is because there are still nerve endings around the outside of the tooth that may be inflamed as a result of an advanced dental abscess. After a few days the bone and tissues around the tooth will fully heal and you will be able to enjoy a fully restored and pain free tooth.

Do You Need a Root Canal?

Root canals can resolve many dental problems including pain and discomfort from:

  • Dental Abscess
  • Deep Cavities
  • Dental Injury or Trauma
  • Root Resorption
  • Repeated Dental Work on the Same Tooth

Blacklick Root Canal Appointments

You don’t have to tolerate tooth pain or sensitivity. Make an appointment for theroot canal you need with Dr. Hickman andHavens Family Dental today. Dr. Hickman is a trusted restorative dentist, delivering quality care throughout Blacklick, Pataskala, Gahanna, New Albany, and Reynoldsburg, and the surrounding East Columbus communities .

Experience family dentistry with a spa-like touch at Havens Family Dental. Our Blacklick dental office happily serves patients from Pataskala, Gahanna, New Albany, and Reynoldsburg. Conveniently located to all of East Colombus, contact us today to begin your journey toward the smile you want and the dental care you need.

1582 North Waggoner Road, Suite B, Blacklick, OH 43004 USA
Dr. Kyle Hickman Havens Family Dental provide comprehensive dental services for the whole family to restore and improve their smiles. (614) 762-2737 (614) 762-2168