Root Canals are essential to oral health care. Some people think they are painful, but that's just a myth. Your Sun Prairie, WI, dentist Dr. Robert Carpenter uses root canal procedure to relieve pain.
More About Root Canals
A tooth is composed of several layers:
When a cavity is deep enough to infiltrate the enamel, then the dentin, it reaches the pulp, the nerve-rich layer, causing pain. Your Sun Prairie dentist will need to remove the pulp, clean and disinfect the canal from any bacteria remaining, then seal the canal to prevent bacteria from entering.
Why would I need a root canal?
One of the main reasons people end up needing a root canal is because of poor oral hygiene. If you don't brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once, then you will suffer from plaque and tartar building up.
You also need to do the following to take care of your teeth:
Need a consultation?
If you have any questions or concerns about root canals, don't hesitate to call your Sun Prairie, WI, dentist Dr. Robert Carpenter. You can schedule an appointment at this number: 608-837-5527