When Is Root Canal Treatment Necessary?

teeth, dental health. smile, dentist, oral healthDespite taking the best care of our teeth a cavity forming is still a real possibility. When caught early by the dentist a simple filling is often sufficient but sometimes the cavity is too big and root canal treatment will be required.
Root canal work may be necessary if:
– The tooth is discoloured
– The cavity is too large or deep
– Decay has penetrated down to the nerve
If you suspect a cavity is present schedule an appointment with your dentist immediately as “prompt treatment can prevent your cavity turning into a problem that needs root canal therapy” and a full article on the topic can be found at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/is-a-filling-okay-or-will-i-need-a-root-canal/.