Root Canals
  • Relax with our three sedation options
  • Feel better, not worse, after your root canal
  • Enjoy comforts of home with our patient amenities
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Root Canals in Glendale, AZ

Getting a root canal done is probably not at the top of your list of enjoyable things to do. If you’re like many people, you may have heard horror stories involving lots of pain. The truth is, our Glendale root canals are no more uncomfortable than getting a tooth filled.  At Glendale Gentle Dentistry, Dr. Stanfield can use root canal treatment to:

  • Stop the pain from your aching tooth
  • Save your tooth from extraction in most cases
  • Protect the tooth against further problems
  • Eliminate the expense of replacing an extracted tooth
  • Prepare your tooth for a finishing restoration such as a crown
  • Prevent infection from spreading

Call us today at 623-244-4304 if you have a toothache. Be sure to ask about our comforting amenities like plush blankets, your choice of music, and neck pillows.

Halt Infection & Save Your Tooth With Root Canal Treatment

You may not be all that familiar with what root canal treatment really is, outside of what have seen on TV and in the movies. A root canal is needed when the inner portion of the tooth (known as the pulp) becomes infected. This can happen from an untreated cavity, an injury to the tooth, or any other way that allows bacteria inside the tooth. When the pulp becomes infected, you can experience a great deal of pain.

To help relieve your pain and save your tooth, Dr. Stanfield will do the following:

  • Remove the infected pulp
  • Repair the canals inside the tooth
  • Sanitize the interior of the tooth
  • Fill the interior with a rubber-like material to maintain your dental structure
  • Seal the tooth with a temporary filling until your crown is ready
  • Cap the tooth with a crown to prevent future problems

Relax With Sedation During Your Procedure

Many people get nervous about dental work, especially if it’s a procedure they’ve never had done before. If you fall into this category, we completely understand. That’s why we offer three relaxing forms of sedation to take the edge off your dental anxiety. You can choose from:

  • Inhaled Sedation – Simply breathe in laughing gas through a small mask, and your cares will begin to melt away. It wears off quickly, with no lingering grogginess.
  • Oral Conscious Sedation – We’ll prescribe a small pill to take ahead of time to help you feel relaxed from head to toe.
  • IV Conscious Sedation – We’ll put you in a dream-like state and you likely won’t remember anything about your procedure.

Don’t suffer with a tooth that’s aching! Call Glendale Gentle Dentistry today at 623-244-4304 for Glendale root canals. We offer same-day appointments whenever possible so you can get out of pain quickly. You can also make an appointment online.

Common Questions About Root Canals

Why have a root canal?

When the soft inner portion of a tooth (known as the pulp) becomes infected, it can produce intense pain. This can happen as a result of an untreated cavity or an injury to the tooth that allows bacteria inside. A root canal involves removing the diseased pulp, sterilizing the tooth, and sealing it with a rubberlike material and a crown.

Are root canals painful?

Although many people believe that root canal therapy is painful, it is no more uncomfortable than getting a tooth filled. We’ll use a local anesthetic to make sure the tooth is numb before we begin your procedure. That way you can relax and feel confident that you’re not going to feel any discomfort. We also can provide dental sedation to ease your anxiety.

Will a root canal stop tooth pain?

Yes, ending pain caused by an infected tooth is one of the biggest reasons to have a root canal. Your dentist will remove the infected pulp from inside your tooth that has been giving you a toothache. Removing the infection also allows you to keep your tooth instead of extracting it, the only other option for treatment.

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