If you have a tooth that becomes painful when you eat something that is hot or cold, or when pressure is placed upon it, you most likely have a tooth that needs to have a root canal treatment. At Pioneer Dentistry of Conroe, our expert dentist, Dr. Okey Okechukwu, can determine the exact cause of your toothache and provide you with treatment at our Conroe dental office.
There are different reasons for a toothache. If you have a tooth that has infected or damaged pulp in the center, you will need to have a root canal treatment in order to save the tooth. Other common causes for toothaches are a tooth that has a dental cavity and becomes painful when you eat something that is sweet. Wisdom teeth are also common causes of toothaches, and when they cause problems, are usually extracted, as they are not needed in the mouth. Toothaches can also be caused by gum problems. At our Conroe dental office, our expert dentist will determine exactly what is causing your tooth problem and let you know which treatment is needed. If you need to have a root canal treatment to save the tooth, this will be determined by a clinical exam, as well as the findings of an x-ray. Today, patients are able to have root canal procedures performed at our office while they remain perfectly comfortable. This is due to our use of modern dental anesthesia, state-of-the-art technology, and the most recent proven dental techniques. Whenever possible, our dentist will want to save a tooth, rather than have it removed. The good news is the root canal procedures are able to save teeth in over 90% of cases. The sooner a root canal procedure is performed, the more likely it is to be effective, so you will always want to take an appointment to visit our dental practice sooner, rather than later.
For an appointment to be seen by our top-notch dentists at our Conroe dental office, simply contact us today.