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Stop the Pain and Save Your Smile with Root Canal Procedure for Infected Tooth Nerve


Root Canal Procedure for Infected Tooth Nerve Kennesaw
At 32 Dental Practice preventive and proactive dentistry remains at the core of everything we do, and as such, you may never need a root canal. However, sometimes, damage or infection to your tooth is unavoidable. Dental trauma can happen. Certain medical conditions may threaten the integrity of your tooth. When life throws curveballs at your dental health, know that Dr. Sean Breckley offers root canal therapy for patients in Kennesaw, Georgia, to save their natural tooth from dying!

Why do I need a root canal? What are the symptoms?

There are several reasons why you may need a root canal. If you have a large cavity that has eaten your tooth all the way to the nerve, you need a root canal to save you from pain. Plus, if your root nerve is damaged from physical trauma or sinus infection, you need root canal treatment to salvage your tooth.

It’s time to book an appointment with Dr. Breckley to evaluate whether you need a root canal if you are experiencing the symptoms described below:

  • Tender or swollen gums
  • A tooth that pains when touched
  • Damaged or decayed tooth
  • Sensitive tooth, especially to hot and cold foods
  • Throbbing tooth pain
Over the years, root canals have always been associated with pain and discomfort. However, as you will see, modern dentistry has made it possible to have pain-free root canal treatment.

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Step by step root canal procedure

The root canal treatment is an outpatient treatment that needs between 30 minutes and one hour for simple cases. However, severe cases may demand over 90 minutes and more than one appointment for a successful treatment.

Generally, here is what to expect from a typical root canal treatment:

  • X-rays: During the consultation, we take dental x-rays to determine the extent of damage to the tooth and whether the tooth-supporting bone is intact.
  • Anesthesia: If Dr. Breckley recommends a root canal, we numb your mouth to reduce any discomfort.
  • Removal of decayed material: Using special tools, the dentist makes a small opening on the top of the tooth to access your tooth internals. Then, we removed the infected pulp and any other debris from the canals. Next, we thoroughly clean the tooth to remove any bacteria.
  • Filling: Once Dr. Breckley ensures your tooth is spotlessly clean, we use a rubber-like material (gutta-percha) to seal your tooth to prevent future infections. Then, we use a temporal filling to cover your tooth until your crown is ready.
  • Crown installation: Since the integrity of your treated tooth is compromised, we install a crown to improve its resilience and appearance.

Tooth Infection Solution in and around Kennesaw, GA

Ready to save your dying tooth with root canal therapy? Please dial (770) 423-1132 to book an appointment with 32 Dental Practice in Kennesaw, GA. Dr. Breckley will evaluate your tooth to determine if a root canal is the correct procedure to restore your tooth.

About Dr. Sean Breckley

Dr. Sean Breckley
A graduate from the Temple University School of Dentistry and Susquehanna University, Dr. Sean Breckley is an established professional in the field of dentistry. He is a firm believer of contributing to the community and ensuring his patients receive the best possible dental care. Whilst maintaining his professionalism, Dr. Breckley takes time to get to know his patients and make sure they are comfortable and at ease to avoid any unnecessary dental anxiety and stress. He is presently a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northwest District Dental Society, and a graduate of the Mercer Mastery Program.

About Dr. Lan Vo

Dr. Lan Vo
A graduate from the University of California-Irvine and Temple University School of Dentistry, Dr. Lan Vo is a highly skilled and resourceful dentist in the field of professional dentistry. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northwest District Dental Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and a graduate of the Mercer Mastery Program whilst maintaining a certification with the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Dr. Vo is very people-oriented and is a favorite amongst children and commands a great deal of trust amongst anyone who has had the fortune of being treated by her.
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  • Review Posted By Ashley B.
    I've been seeing Dr. Breckley and Dr. Vo since they opened this practice, and I'm still a huge fan. I recently had some dental work done with them (like this morning). I've never doubted the doctors' abilities, and this experience was no exception. They are experts and are very good at their craft. I want to also mention the support staff, especially the women on the front desk. They are thorough, helpful, and so very nice. I've never experienced the follow-up and follow through at another practice as I have with them at 32 Dental. I always know what my bill will be. There are never any surprises, and that is so comforting in this day of American healthcare. :) I'll continue to refer my friends to them and patron their practice based on my experiences with them! Thanks!
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  • Review Posted By KristyLynn A.
    My 8 year old son had to have 2 teeth pulled because the babies just didn't want to let go. The whole procedure went amazing! My son was like "Wait we're done already? I didn't feel anything! Wow." I would definitely recommend this practice to anyone who wants both kids and adults to be taken care of at the same location!
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  • Review Posted By Dave M.
    I'm 55 and have used many dental offices over the years. Without question, both of the 32 Dental locations, have been extremely pleasant and rewarding to my mouth!. The quality of work, expert advice on dental care, friendly as they come... what more can I say. Highly recommended!
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    My son has anxiety about going to the dentist. The hygienist did an awesome job of putting him at ease. My son was very comfortable with her, and had no issues during the appointment at all. It was stress free. We will definitely be coming back. Thank you.
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  • Review Posted By Angela B.
    32 Dental was quick and kind. The office staff was efficient and the dentist was very thorough. He referred me to a specialist due to the type of root canal needed. He was able to find one available for the same day. I will definitely use them in the future.
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