Why Root Canals Get a Bad Rap
At Webster Groves Dental, we think root canals get a bad rap because of the name. No one wants to think about someone going to the “root” of their tooth, and the word “canal” makes most of us think of something deep and invasive.
Don’t worry; root canals are not particularly painful. A root canal can be your best friend, in fact, when you have a monster toothache, and it may be the only thing to tame this aching lion that has taken over your mouth and destroyed your sleep.
In reality, it’s an infected nerve, and this nerve and infection will be taken care of through root canal therapy.
Root canals in ...