Getting a Root Canal in Glen Ellyn

Stop Tooth Pain With Root Canal Therapy

Effective Treatment for Tooth Pain

If you are experiencing varying degrees of tooth pain or have throbbing pain around a specific tooth, you may need to undergo a root canal in Glen Ellyn. Many patients with an infected tooth need root canal therapy to preserve the tooth and stop the pain. Dr. Brian Shin has extensive experience performing root canals and can work to restore your oral health with this simple and effective treatment.

Understanding Causes of Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can be triggered by any type of injury or trauma to the mouth, or a growing infection inside of the tooth. If the pulp of the tooth has become infected, you may experience a persistent throbbing or even sensitivity around the area. Fractured, cracked, or damaged teeth can also cause pain. We can determine the cause of your discomfort with an oral exam.

 Tooth Pain Relief With Root Canal Therapy

Contrary to popular belief, getting a root canal is a relatively painless procedure, and you will notice that the tooth pain disappears shortly after treatment. Dr. Shin can perform a root canal in a single visit. The procedure involves removing the infected tooth pulp, cleaning out the canals, and restoring the tooth with a filling or crown. A crown is often recommended, as it will strengthen and protect the tooth for years to come.

What to Expect With a Root Canal

If you are undergoing a root canal in Glen Ellyn, you can expect your symptoms to dissipate or disappear shortly after treatment. Once the infection has been treated properly, there is less risk of tooth damage and there will be an overall improvement in your oral health. We can walk you through the procedure in more detail during your consultation.

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