Signs that you may need a Root Canal include: pain, swelling, a "gumboil" (pimple of the gums), difficulty chewing, sensitivity to hot or cold foods/drinks, discolored, cracked or broken teeth.
Our dentist may have referred you to us because of findings from the X-rays, like large fillings/cavities or dark areas at the end of your roots.
Sometimes it is easy to feel what you need and where; other times it can be challenging. Pain/swelling may be related to other structures than your teeth.
As much as we love doing Root Canals, we only want to do the ones that need them.
Our evaluation includes an Oral Cancer Screening:
We take the time to listen and find out what is the source of discomfort.