Inside each tooth is the pulp that provides it with nutrients. This pulp runs like a thread down through the tooth’s root. When the pulp becomes diseased or injured, the pulp tissue dies. If you don’t remove this damaged pulp, your tooth becomes infected and inflamed. These infections are serious and can lead to the loss of your tooth. A root canal procedure can intervene before the tooth must be extracted.
Root Canal Procedure
During a root canal dentists will remove the infected pulp from your tooth. We will then thoroughly clean the area and seal it off in order to prevent future infection. Most of the time, a root canal is a relatively simple procedure with little or no discomfort involving just one to two dental visits., our experienced
After your root canal procedure, you’ll need to be fitted for a custom crown to cap the damaged tooth. This protects the tooth and restores your ability to chew on it. Our office has the technology to create same-day crowns, so if you’re a candidate, you can leave the office with a crown right after your root canal procedure.
Root canals don’t have to be scary. At Ryan Frederickson DDS, our Wyoming, MI root canal dentists have the experience and technology to make your root canal procedure a snap. To make an appointment, give our office a call at (616) 534-5602.