What is a Root Canal?
A root canal is needed when there’s a deep infection in a tooth’s root that becomes inflamed or infected. An infection of this severity can be quite painful and will need to be treated with root canal therapy.
4 Signs You Need a Root Canal
If you’re experiencing any of the below symptoms, contact our dental surgery in Woodvale for immediate treatment.
- Serious pain in a tooth/your teeth when you eat or put pressure on the area.
- Pain and sensitivity to hot or cold stimuli that lingers even after the source of the pain has been removed.
- Little bumps have appeared on the gum near the source of pain.
- You’re experiencing tenderness or swelling in your gums near the pain source.