Sometimes a tooth is significantly decayed or the tooth is fractured deeply. In these cases, bacteria is able to penetrate the pulp of the tooth, which is where the nerves and blood vessels are contained. In these cases, a root canal is required. Watch the video to learn more about whether a root canal might be right for you.
About Root Canals
When enough of a tooth is decayed, bacteria are able to infect the pulp of a tooth. If left untreated, the infection can spread to the root and bone and further pain and procedure will be needed. Watch the short video to learn more about a root canal procedure.