What Are The Signs I Might Need a Root Canal?

Dentist Serving Bergenfield, Dumont, Paramus and Oradell, New Jersey

As healthcare professionals, we are in full compliance with all ADA and CDC recommendations and are carefully following all government executive orders. We have resumed routine services with heightened safety protocols to help ensure the continued health and safety of our patients and our staff. When you contact us to schedule your next visit, we can provide you with information on arriving for your appointment, steps taken during your visit to protect your safety, and what may be required of you to help ensure the safety of our staff. We are excited to resume providing the exceptional dental care your family deserves and look forward to seeing you soon!

Oradell root canal dentistThe root canal is an exceptionally effective procedure for Oradell-area patients who need a long-term solution to tooth decay. While many people are concerned about what a root canal will entail, the reality is that the modern root canal procedure is nothing to be feared – our experienced dentists know how to keep you comfortable and relaxed during a root canal.

How do you know when you might need a root canal? Our dentists will, of course, thoroughly evaluate your teeth and gums before recommending any procedure. But here are some signs that a root canal might prove necessary:

  • Chronic tooth pain
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Gum swelling
  • Signs of pus
  • Tooth sensitivity

If you find yourself experiencing any of these symptoms, it might be the sign of tooth decay, and you might very well need a root canal.

Regardless of the eventual treatment, you absolutely need to arrange an appointment at our office as soon as possible. These are serious symptoms, and you should not ignore them. The sooner you address the root cause of your pain, the sooner you'll eliminate it.

If you live in or around Oradell, New Jersey and you have questions about the root canal procedure, please call Oradell Family Dental today at 201-384-9292.

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