At Ferris Lane Dental in Barrie, our dentists provide root canal therapy if the inner pulp of your tooth becomes infected.
Root canal therapy is a treatment that involves the removal of the pulp (nerves and blood vessels) from the inside of the inflamed, infected or dead tooth in order to prevent it from becoming a source of continuing infection.
Our dentists may recommend root canal therapy for patients who are likely to develop, or already have developed, an inner soft-tissue infection.
Since this type of infection cannot clear up on it's own, a root canal might be necessary.
Your dentist will evaluate your oral health, and in order to help prevent infections from worsening, root canals may be recommended.
Sometimes there are no symptoms present. It is best to have regular check-ups with your dentist to ensure you don't have any issues.