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Having Root Canal Therapy? Here’s What to Expect

Dr D with Patient 3600It’s normal to feel nervous at the prospect of having root canal surgery; and many people feel anxious in the lead-up to the procedure. There are many effective ways to manage your feelings of concern, and one of the most beneficial is to take the mystery out of the process. Once you know what to expect, it’s likely you’ll feel more confident about it.

What to Expect from Root Canal Therapy

Firstly, it’s important to keep in mind that root canal therapy is a standard dental procedure. In fact, it’s one of the most common dental processes, and millions of people across the US have them each year. Your dentist or endodontic specialist will be highly experienced and you’ll be in safe hands.

Here’s what will happen when you arrive on the day of your procedure.

After Root Canal

After the procedure is complete, the specialist will provide you with some instructions on how to look after your tooth (and yourself) once you’re back at home. After roughly a fortnight, you’ll need to go to your normal dentist to have your crown fitted.

If you’ve still got concerns about your treatment, simply get in touch with your endodontic specialist today.

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