At Towne Lake Dentistry, we are proud to create beautiful smiles in our community! Dr. Patterson and our skilled dental team provide gentle, effective root canal treatment to help our patients restore their oral health. If you’re experiencing a toothache that just won’t go away, call or visit your trusted Cypress dentist for the care you need!
A root canal is a restorative procedure recommended in cases of dental damage, decay, or infection.
Dr. Patterson performs gentle root canal treatment to repair your tooth, restore your oral health, and prevent tooth extraction. The Towne Lake Dentistry team uses conservative treatments and procedures to keep your smile healthy and complete.
Inside every tooth is a chamber that holds a material called the dental pulp. The dental pulp is a soft tissue that contains the nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues that provide nourishment for your tooth. This material is sensitive and can become damaged or infected if:
If left untreated, the tissues around the root of your tooth can become infected. Infection can cause an abscess around your tooth roots, inside your tooth, in your gum tissue, or your jawbone. An infection can put you at risk of losing your tooth because the bacteria can attack your jawbone and tooth-supporting tissues, causing your tooth to loosen.
Are you experiencing a toothache? You may benefit from a root canal. The need for a root canal can present in a variety of symptoms, such as:
If you experience more or more of these symptoms, call or visit Towne Lake Dentistry right away.
A root canal procedure typically takes two office visits to complete. During your initial visit, our dentist will perform an examination and take X-rays to evaluate the condition of your tooth. Dr. Patterson will determine the best course of action to treat your symptoms and schedule your root canal procedure as soon as possible to provide relief.
During your procedure, Dr. Patterson will:
No, a root canal is a relatively pain-free procedure. Dr. Patterson will administer a local anesthetic to numb your mouth and make you as comfortable as possible. Our team also offers dental sedation options to help you relax throughout your treatment. Be sure to ask how you can benefit from sedation during your next appointment.
Experience comfort with complimentary blankets and pillows
Relax with a warm, scented towel after your treatment
Watch your favorite shows while we work on your smile