While no one wants to have a root canal treatment, it can be the best option to restore your oral health in certain situations.

Our team in Crofton, MD wants you to have a healthy smile for years to come. Call 301-261-3800 if you have any of these issues that could call for a root canal.

1. Toothache

A toothache is often a symptom of a tooth infection. When harmful bacteria reach the pulp at the center of a tooth, it can cause inflammation and pain. A root canal procedure will remove the infected tissue and lead to relief from your persistent pain.

2. Severe Tooth Decay 

If you have a large cavity, then a tooth infection is a real risk. Sometimes a root canal can be a preemptive move to avoid the toothache mentioned above and save your tooth.

3. Injury or Trauma

Like a large cavitiy, a dental injury can leave the interior of your tooth exposed. Depending on the severity of your break or crack, you can 

Don’t lose your smile when a root canal can preserve it.

Call Crofton Dental Center today at 301-261-3800 for an appointment in Crofton, MD. You can also schedule an appointment online.