While the words “root canal” can still cause some hesitation among patients, based upon lingering myths, the truth is that it is common and routine procedure that has been perfected by modern day dentistry into one of relative comfort. According to statistics, around 15 million root canals are performed in the United States each year. All told, it carries a stunning success rate of 95%. At the office of Faris Family Dental, the skilled and experienced Dr. Pruitt performs our 29601 root canal procedures with the utmost care.
A root canal procedure offers the best way to save a natural tooth after it has been damaged by deep dental decay or traumatic injury. At Faris Family Dental, Dr. Pruitt will gently and precisely remove the damaged pulp from inside the tooth while preserving the healthy underlying tooth structure. One this is done the inner portion of the tooth is carefully cleaned and then filled with a biocompatible material to prevent any subsequent reinfection. After the procedure is completed, a natural-looking dental crown to fully replicate both the form and function of the original tooth is typically recommended. An entire root canal procedure, start to finish, can often be completed in a single visit to the dentist. And with proper care, a tooth that’s been treated with a root canal can stay healthy for a lifetime. For patients in the Greenville area, 29601 root canals are made comfortable and stress-free at Faris Family Dental.
If you’re suffering from a damaged tooth, you may require 29601 root canal treatment to restore your oral health. Through the gentle care of our dentist in Greenville, restoring your smile to its full potential is a completely stress-free experience. At Faris Family Dental, your comfort is our top priority. For more information about our office, or to schedule an appointment for care, give us a call today.
870 Cleveland Street #2C
Greenville, SC 29601