Category: Root Canal

2 Good Reasons to Think About Root Canal Treatment

There are several reasons why root canal treatment might become your best restorative treatment option. The procedure addresses tooth infection that has reached the internal pulp chamber of your tooth. It can help you find relief from increasingly more severe tooth pain, as well as save what remains of your tooth from being lost to… Read more »

Do You Need Root Canal Treatment? Here’s How to Tell

The thing about your dental health is that, even though symptoms like toothaches are common and often obvious, the reasons behind them and appropriate treatment options are not always as clear. For instance, if you have a severe toothache, you may not realize that you need root canal therapy, and hesitating could lead to the… Read more »

How Root Canal Treatment Helps You Avoid Tooth Extraction

Finding out just how bad your tooth decay has become can be pretty distressing, but finding out you need root canal treatment to restore it doesn’t have to be. In fact, if your dentist suggests root canal treatment, the good news is that your tooth can still be saved despite the fact that it’s severely… Read more »

Could Your Dental Problems Be Cured with Root Canal Treatment?

Has a cavity become an infection, one causing dental discomfort or downright pain? If so, you may need root canal treatment. While many people fear root canals, few know why. It could be because they mistakenly believe that a root canal will be a cause of pain, rather than a cure for it. Root canal… Read more »

Why You Should Say, “Yes” To Root Canal Treatment

We understand why patients often immediately feel the need to say, “no!” when we recommend root canal treatment for an infected tooth. Many patients who enter our practice come to us with a variety of exaggerated stories they have heard, which cause them to feel nervous rather than confident about treatment. Fortunately, we have a… Read more »

FAQs About Root Canal Therapy

Few words fill a person with as much dread as “root canal”. Despite this common procedure’s underserved reputation, a root canal helps promote healthy smiles, safeguarding teeth against extraction due to an abscess or infection. Your Katy TX dentist, Dr. Colin Lathrop, can protect and preserve your smile with root canal therapy.