A Special Month For Dental Health

Did we recommend a root canal during your last visit to our office and you have been hesitant to schedule your appointment? There is no better time to schedule your visit than today! This month, we celebrate Root Canal Awareness Month. This time is dedicated to bring awareness to this tooth-saving treatment that is often thought of negatively thanks in part to movies and television. We know it can be a little nerve-racking to learn you need a root canal. We want to take some time this month to explain more about this treatment and the benefit it offers to your oral health. Read on to learn more.

Root Canal: The Dental Procedure that Gets a Bad Rap

Do you hear the term root canal and start shaking in your boots? Thanks to cartoons, movies, and people’s imaginations, root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. While root canals are something that many people should try to avoid, they do not deserve the reputation that they receive. Root canals can help save your tooth and eliminate the need for a more in depth procedure such as an implant.