What Has Changed about Root Canals?
Do you panic at the thought of getting a root canal? Are you fearful until the last moment when you're tempted to reach for the phone and cancel your appointment?
You're not alone.
Root canals are the most universally feared dental treatment, and even though many of the reasons for the procedure's negative reputation no longer apply, the myths persist. However, it's time to set the record straight once and for all.
The primary reason many people fear root canals is because they equate it with discomfort. It's true that when you arrive for your appointment, you are probably in a great deal of pain. This is the result of trauma or infection ...