Root Canal Therapy

Endodontic Treatment in Fanwood

The thought of a root canal can be distressing for many patients, but the truth is that modern dentistry has made root canals quite comfortable for patients. Anesthetic means that contemporary root canal treatments cause minimal discomfort. In fact, a root canal can relieve the intense pain of an infected tooth.

A root canal is needed when the living pulp inside your tooth becomes infected. Also called a pulpectomy, a root canal is often the best way to treat this condition. If left untreated, the infection may spread and cause serious problems.

Your dentist will remove the infected pulp and clean the canal. Next, you will likely have a crown placed to protect the tooth and keep your smile looking great.

Root canal treatment diagram.

If you have dental pain, an oral abscess, or other signs of an infection, please call South Ave Family Dentistry right away at (908) 889-2020 or use the scheduling link below.