Root Canal Therapy

Root Canals in Fort Collins, CO

Have you experienced unbearable pain and sensitivity in your mouth? This might indicate that you need a root canal. Turn to Centre Family Dentistry for safe and effective root canals to give you the relief you need in Fort Collins, CO.

What Is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a treatment to help with any infection or inflammation inside your tooth, specifically with the nerve tissue in the tooth.

How I Can Tell If I Need a Root Canal?

The most obvious sign that you need a root canal is if you experience consistent and severe pain with a specific tooth. Additionally, you might experience sensitivity, swelling, or pain after biting down or eating hot or cold foods.

What Can Cause Me to Need a Root Canal?

A variety of things can lead to you needing a root canal. These might include:

  • Bacteria in the mouth
  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Deep decay in the tooth
  • Extensive dental work
  • Tooth trauma
  • Untreated cavities

No matter what the cause, we can help fix your infected tooth.

Root Canals in Fort Collins, CO

What Are the Benefits of a Root Canal?

While many people might find getting a root canal scary, this procedure is actually very beneficial. For example, a root canal can:

  • Banish the pain of an infected tooth
  • Keep your smile intact
  • Be cost-effective in the long run
  • Prevent future dental complications

If you're unsure if a root canal is right for you, speak to us today.

How Do You Handle Root Canals?

When you visit us for a root canal, we numb the area that we'll work on. Then we open up the infected tooth, remove the dead tissue, clean and disinfect the tooth, and then put an adhesive seal over the earlier opening. We often provide crowns for infected teeth.

Centre Family Dentistry can help with all your dental needs - from teeth whitening to root canals - for the entire family. Call us today at (970) 407-1001.