Root Canals in South Vancouver
We want to ensure you keep your natural teeth whenever possible. No one wants to have a root canal procedure done, but in some circumstances, it is the best treatment option to save a natural tooth. Our dentists will monitor your oral health using digital scanners, and when the conditions are right, a root canal will be recommended.
Signs of a Root Infection
Root canals generally develop over time with the telltale sign of continuous pain in your tooth and gums. This pain can make it difficult to chew. A root infection can begin with an untreated cavity, a buildup of plaque along the gumlines, or due to an injury in the mouth that is followed by infection. When you feel constant pain, book an appointment for our dentists to assess you as soon as possible.
How to Prevent a Root Infection
Root infections, and therefore root canal procedures, can be avoided with excellent oral hygiene. This should include regular oral health exams, professional hygiene appointments, and a consistent at-home dental routine. The greater care you give your teeth and gums, the healthier your teeth will be.