Root Canal

Root Canal?  It is not as scary as you think.  Here are the facts:


Root canal does not hurt... You are numbed during the procedure.


They relieve tooth pain... Many patients who need root canal therapy arrive in pain. Treatment relieves that pain.


No, we are not removing roots of your tooth...the infected content of the root, called pulp, are removed.


Root canal save teeth otherwise have to be extracted.


When is root canal needed?

•When decay reach the pulp of a tooth.
•when pulp has been irritated beyond its ability to heal and is causing pain,
•when pulp has died, causing inflammation and swelling,
•when there is an abscess at the end of the root.

Fei Hwang, D.D.S. General Dentist providing root canal care serving Mlpitas, San Jose, Fremont, Santa Clara and surrounding Bay Area.