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Do you have questions about root canal treatment? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Eric Weinstock, would like to help you know more about root canal treatment because the more you know, the better. To give you the answers you’re looking for, he is happy to provide the answers to these commonly asked questions:

Q: What is root canal treatment?

A: Root canal treatment is the process of treating the inner layers of the tooth. This is necessary when the dental pulp becomes inflamed or infected. This can happen when you have deep decay when you have faulty crowns when you have a chip in the tooth and more. Your dentist will remove the infected and damaged portion of the tooth and will fill the tooth with a special dental material. Then, he will complete the treatment by supporting the tooth with a restoration, like a filling or crown.

Q: Is root canal treatment painful?

A: Because of modern technology and advanced treatments, root canal treatment is no more uncomfortable than dental filling treatment.

Q: How long does root canal treatment take?

A: Typically, root canal treatment takes 1-2 hours, depending on the severity of the damaged tooth.

If you have any questions that weren’t included or if you would like to know more about root canal treatment in Canton, Massachusetts, please contact Cobb Corner Endodontics, P.C. today at 781-575-9633. When you reach out to our dental team, we will be more than happy to give you the answers, information and details you need.