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Root canal is a procedure where your dentist deals with the nerves of the teeth. When a tooth becomes infected it is usually related to the nerves in the root of the tooth. By removing the decay and infected nerves from the interior of a tooth, your dentist can help halt the spread of infection and prevent the need for an extraction. It is highly recommended that a tooth that has undergone a root canal is fitted with a crown. This will improve the appearance and bite of the tooth Examples of a dental emergency include:
Symptoms of root canal include: