When you need a root canal treatment in Davenport Iowa you have many choices. But first, let’s talk about what a root canal treatment.
When a the nerve or pulp dies, the pulp will die and produce a poison that causes swelling in the gum and jaws. This infection can cause brain brain damage, permanent loss of vision, infection of the heart and death. A root canal treatment is a way to stop the infection and save the tooth. If a tooth is a candidate for a root canal treatment, the dentist or a specialist,(endodontist) will remove the infection from the tooth. The inside of the tooth is cleaned and filled with a material called gutta percha. Gutta percha is a natural product made form a gutta percha tree. Root canal treatments are safe and are a very effective way to keep your teeth and restore the tooth to normal fucntion.
Out office can perform most root canal treatment. Sometimes a root canal treatment can be done by a specialist called and endodontist.
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