More times than not, when patients hear the words root canal, their first thought is countless visits to their dentist, pain, and discomfort. Interestingly enough, those are the furthest things from the truth. Root canals are relatively quick and painless. Most always, it is the only way to save a severely damaged tooth. Although implants and bridges are available, it’s always good to hold onto your original teeth as long as you possibly can. Maintaining a tooth that has had a root canal is as easy as caring for a tooth that hasn’t had one. For those that believe the myth that root canals are very painful, it’s actually no more painful than a typical filling. And much more beneficial, because, after all you are saving a tooth! If you think you may need a root canal, be sure to contact us today! We will do what we can to save your original tooth, as long as you are willing!