All about root canals in Hackettstown
All about root canals in Hackettstown
A deeper look at root canals
First, let’s look at the make-up of a tooth:
What causes damage to the pulp?
There are several things that can cause damage to the pulp, including:
- sDeep decay
- sRepeated dental procedures on a tooth
- sA crack or chip in the tooth
- sTrauma to the tooth
What are the symptoms of damaged pulp?
- sSevere toothache
- sSensitivity to hot and cold
What to expect with a root canal
The first step
Aftercare of a root canal
- NBrushing and flossing regularly
- NEating soft foods
- NAvoiding chewing on hard objects
- NVisiting the dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings
Frequlently Asked Questions
Will a root canal hurt?
How long does a root canal take?
How much does a root canal cost?
Are root canals dangerous?
Do I need a root canal?
If you have any questions or concerns about root canals, please do not hesitate to contact us here at Vander Vliet Advanced Dental Care. We are always happy to help!
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Dr. Gary Vander Vliet
Preventive, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry
Hastings Commons, Building 2B;
486 Schooley’s Mountain Road;
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
Monday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
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