Frequently Asked Questions

What is a root canal?

Do you remove the roots?

Will the treatment be painful?

Should I be worried about x-rays?

Is it normal for the tooth to still be uncomfortable a few weeks after treatment?

Can I go back to work after my root canal?

What pain medication is best after treatment?

Does a root canal take more than one visit?

Will I need more dental work after my root canal?

Will I need to return to your office for a follow-up visit after the procedure is completed?

Can I chew on my tooth after a root canal?

Will I need a new crown?

I get very nervous when I have to go to the dentist. What do you offer to calm my anxiety?

Can you do all of my dental work?

Why do root canals cost so much?

Why do you use a microscope?

Do you take out teeth?

Are implants better than root canals?

I was supposed to have my temporary replaced and my tooth restored 6 months ago and now my tooth hurts. Now what?

I can’t afford the crown after my root canal. What should I do?