Root Canals

root canalWhen a tooth has an infection due to an extensive cavity or has been traumatized, a root canal is needed. Symptoms of an infection are, but not limited to, are swelling of the gums, pain and pressure upon biting, severe sensitivity to cold and/or hot and spontaneous pain during day or night. A root canal cleans the infected tooth’s nerve and is the first step to getting out of pain and restoring a tooth’s function.