A root canal treatment is a procedure that removes an infected tooth pulp. Root canal procedures are done to save and prolong the lifespan of your natural tooth. When a root canal procedure is completed, you are able to maintain the normal functions of your natural tooth. Once root canal procedure if finished, most of the time the doctor will recommend placing a crown over the tooth to prevent tooth fracture and bacterial leakage.
Patients suffering from tooth pain and sensitivity are recommended to schedule an exam as soon as possible. If a tooth is infected, a root canal treatment is needed in order to save the tooth. Contact our team at (703) 356-4822 or book an appointment online. Also, you may visit the office at 1826 Westmoreland St. McLean, VA 22101.