How does a tooth needing a root canal present?

Teeth needing root canals can present with no symptoms at all to a severe ache and everything in between. Some symptoms include sensitivity to hot and cold, sweets, lasting more than 5 minutes, dull ache, electric type shocks thru tooth, throbbing tooth etc. If you don’t have any discomfort, how do we know a root canal is needed. X-rays will reveal areas of bone breakdown at end of root. Clinical exams can reveal areas of abscessing or drainage points. Regular dental check ups are very important to not only keep your teeth and mouth healthy but also for early detection of potential future nerve issues via cracks in teeth, fillings,etc. Keeping your teeth and mouth is our main goal 505-634-5029

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Seek Treatment For Dental Issues

Root canal treatment is not painful like the myths make people believe. Call us for details on the procedure.Root canal treatment removes the infected dental pulp within the tooth and leaves the natural tooth otherwise intact. We offer root canal treatment that is not nearly as painful as some believe it to be.Root Canal TreatmentAt…

Why Is It Important To Crown Your Tooth After A Root Canal?

Did you recently get a root canal or do you have one scheduled and you don’t know how long it will last? Last month we discussed some of the warning symptoms you may need a root canal. Now we are discussing the importance of a crown being placed after the procedure. Dr. Roderick Garcia provides…

Should I Have A Root Canal Or Extract My Tooth With A Dead Nerve?

Teeth with a dead nerve that have enough healthy bone support, enough tooth left to restore and there are no vertical fractures in the tooth, you will want to save the tooth with a root canal and a crown to restore the tooth. Your option is to extract the tooth and replace it with an…

Are Root Canals Painful?

Root canals do not have to be painful as they were in the past with today's better techniques, better aesthetics, types of antibiotics, and medications utilized. Committed to making a difference 505-634-5029

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What Are Dental Crowns And How Are They Used?

What Are Dental Crowns And How Are They Used?

Dental crowns are nothing for you to be afraid of. Crowns are important restorations for your teeth and the procedure is very simple to understand. Crowns perform important functions for your oral health. Read on to find out everything you need to know about crowns.Crown restorations are a common dental procedure that many dentists perform.…

What You Should Know About All On  ®

What You Should Know About All-On-4®

As modern dentistry continues to evolve, more and more options exist, such as the All-On-4 method. This method of tooth replacement involves dental implants and invasive surgery, but it is said to be worth the process. In this article, we highlight everything you should know about the All-On-4 method. If you are considering replacing missing teeth,…