Root canal treatment is the most common endodontic procedure. This therapy is preformed when a tooth has become infected or inflamed and needs to be restored. A root canal helps restore a tooth back to a healthy state. Root canals also help relieve discomfort and improve the function of a damaged tooth.

Common symptoms of needing a root canal include:

  • Constant discomfort
  • Swelling
  • Pressure in your teeth
  • Sensitive gums or teeth
  • Pain when chewing

Causes include:

  • Tooth decay
  • Trauma
  • Excessive fillings in one area

If you are experiencing any pain in your teeth, visit our Livonia, MI dental office immediately. To schedule your next appointment, contact our office today.