Root canals (endodontics) in Mayfield Heights, OH
The Greek word “Endodontics” literally means “inside the tooth” and relates to the tooth pulp, tissues, nerves, and arterioles. Treatment (or root canal therapy) is performed to save the natural tooth.
Possible signs and symptoms of endodontic problems:
- Inflammation and tenderness in the gums
- Teeth that are sensitive to hot and cold foods
- Tenderness when chewing and biting
- Tooth discoloration
- Unexplained pain in the nearby lymph nodes
Some of the reasons for endodontic treatment:
- Bacterial infections
- Fractures and chips
If you have questions or concerns about endodontic procedures, or to schedule an appointment, please contact our Mayfield Heights office.