Top 3 Myths About Root Canals
There is nothing like the words “root canal” to send fear into the hearts of dental patients everywhere. The truth is, however, that there is a lot of needless anxiety surrounding root canal treatment. Getting a root canal is actually a good thing because it can save your tooth from possible extraction.
Before you believe all the bad press surrounding root canals, let’s take a look at the myths about this dental procedure.
Myth 1—Getting a Root Canal Is Painful
One of the primary reasons for getting a root canal in the first place is because a tooth is causing a lot of pain—usually an infection in the tooth root. The pain ...