Your dentist may have recommended that you have a root canal treatment on one or more of your teeth. Your dentist may refer you to an endodontist to perform the root canal. Root canal treatment can help to save your natural teeth and get you out of pain.
A root canal is a procedure that is focused on repairing the interior of the tooth that may have become infected from a cavity. You can learn more about the benefits of this procedure and what you can expect during the process by watching this video from the American Association for Endodontists. This video explains this treatment and shows you the step-by-step process of a root canal. Understanding the process will help you to calm any apprehension that you feel about the process.
Watch the animation to see how the tooth is treated during a root canal. The narrator explains each step in the process and provides important information about this treatment option. Anyone that needs a root canal should watch this video to learn more about the treatment.