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Posts for: September, 2016

By Dr. David M. Gordon
September 26, 2016
Category: Dentistry
Tags: root canal  

What your general dentist in Vallejo wants you to know about root canals

 

If you’ve been told you need a root canal, chances are you are a little nervous about it. Thanks to modern dental techniques, root canaltechnologies, and materials, you don’t need to fear a root canal any longer. Today’s root canal therapy is quick and effective, with little to no discomfort. Dr. David Gordon in Vallejo, California wants to calm your fears about root canals.

Root canals, also called endodontic procedures, are today’s answer to eliminating dental pain and still allowing you to keep your tooth. Thanks to root canals, you can still maintain full chewing function and don’t have to think about replacing a tooth with an implant or dental bridge. You can keep your natural teeth!

Your general dentist in Vallejo wants you to know the reasons why you might need a root canal. Root canal therapy might be needed on a tooth that is:

  • Deeply decayed into the tooth pulp
  • Badly damaged from an accident or trauma
  • Extremely painful and can’t be restored with other treatment
  • Abscessed and infected to the point it is affecting your bone, gums or other teeth

The only way you will know for sure if you need a root canal is if you visit your dentist. Your general dentist in Vallejo, California will take x-rays and perform some vitality testing on your tooth to determine if you need a root canal.

Don’t be afraid of a root canal, because Dr. Gordon will do everything needed to ensure a comfortable appointment. He offers nitrous oxide sedation, in addition to state-of-the-art numbing techniques.

Don’t fear a root canal, because root canal therapy is an excellent way to remove pain while keeping your smile intact. Don’t wait to restore your tooth; take care of your dental pain so you can enjoy your life. Call Dr. David Gordon in Vallejo, California to find out more about root canal treatment. Call today and protect your smile!




General Dentistry in Vallejo
David Gordon D.D.S.
23 Rotary Way
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 557-2200

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