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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy significantly relieves pain for those with an infected tooth. Undergoing this beneficial treatment restores comfort, aesthetics, and function to your smile with precision and efficiency.

Dr. David Frantz and our caring, friendly team at Tennessee Valley Dental Care take a holistic, yet conservative approach to treating dental infections. If you are looking for gentle root canal therapy in Murfreesboro, call us today to set up an appointment. 

Determining the Cause of Discomfort

Patients experiencing significant tooth pain because of decay or trauma may require root canal therapy to correct the issue. During the procedure, the infected pulp is removed from the inner part of the tooth to avoid the spread of infection and the need for extraction. 

There are several signs that indicate your tooth may be infected. Beyond experiencing irritation, your tooth may show signs of discoloration, and gum tissue may appear red and swollen. Our dedicated team utilizes state-of-the-art digital imaging to precisely locate the issue so we can develop a comprehensive plan that targets the treatment area.

Describing Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is designed to thoroughly clean and disinfect the interior of the tooth. Whether caused by trauma or significant decay, the infection can become severe enough to affect underlying bone if not treated early.

Despite root canal therapy’s reputation for being invasive, our trained professionals have the expertise to comfortably perform this endodontic procedure. Dr. Frantz takes a meticulous approach to help anxious patients feel relaxed and right at home during the procedure. He also makes sure to explain the process in detail, answering any questions or concerns before beginning treatment. 

Dr. Frantz accesses the tooth root by creating a small hole in the enamel. Using precise instruments, Dr. Frantz clears away the infected pulp and reseals the tooth after ensuring all debris is removed. We protect the treated area with a temporary filling so we can ensure the health of your tooth before adding a customized, permanent crown. 

We have a comprehensive post procedure routine that supports healthy dental function moving forward. Dr. Frantz will call to check on each endodontic patient a few hours after the procedure to ensure they aren’t experiencing any complications or discomfort.

Contact Us Today

At Tennessee Valley Dental Care, Dr. Frantz and our dedicated team of professionals provide quality and gentle care when treating our patients with root canal therapy in Murfreesboro. If you would like to learn more about this quality pain-relieving treatment, call our office today!