To this day, the words “root canal” can cause some hesitation among patients, due in large part to a few lingering myths about the nature of the procedure. However, the fact of the matter is that a root canal procedure is actually the best way to relieve a toothache due to decay or traumatic injury. Over the years, this routine procedure has been perfected into one of relative comfort thanks to dental anesthesia and other advancements in modern care. With 15 million root canals performed across the nation each year, and a stunning success rate of 95%, it’s the most effective procedure for preserving a damaged tooth to preserve your natural smile. At Great Smiles Dental, our Modesto root canal procedures are performed with the same gentility and precision that we bring to every procedure.
A tooth that has been saved with a root canal procedure and properly restored, can be maintained and serve you well for many years to come. At Great Smile Dental our skilled and experienced dentist will remove any damaged tissue, clean and prepared the canal, and then seal it with a biocompatible filler to prevent any subsequent issues or infections. Once your Modesto root canal procedure is completed, our office will recommend the best restoration to rebuild the look and function of the involved tooth. At Great Smiles Dental, we use the latest generations of restorative materials to provide fillings and crowns that are natural beautiful, durable and long-lasting.
By the way, your entire Modesto root canal procedure, start to finish, can often be completed in a single visit or two. Through the gentle care of our skilled and compassionate dentist and office team, restoring your smile to its full potential is a positive and stress-free experience. For more information about our office, and the many services that we provide, give us a call today.