Root Canals

From our office here in Modesto, CA, we perform painless root canals regularly to save the smiles of our patients. There are many myths regarding root canal treatment, but the truth is that root canals save your teeth and keep your smile full. Call Sierra Dental Care at 209-846-3961 to schedule your appointment with one of our doctors.

Dr. Manuel on Root Canals Read Transcript

What Is A Root Canal?

When infection or accident damages the inner part of your tooth (nerve and surrounding tissue), you may need a root canal to keep your tooth from having to be extracted. Your Sierra Dental Care dentist in Modesta, CA will numb the area around your tooth first. After you are numb, your dentist will create a small hole in your tooth to remove the damaged tissue inside. This saves you from the danger of the infection spreading and wrecking the rest of your smile.

Your Sierra Dental Care dentist will then fill the inside of your tooth and will place either a dental filling or dental crown to fully repair your tooth.

Why You Might Need A Root Canal

Root canals remove a damaged or infected nerve and pulp from your tooth. The nerve and pulp can be damaged in a number of different ways.

  • Severe Tooth Decay
  • Cracked or Broken Tooth
  • Repeated Fillings on the Same Tooth

Our Root Canal Treatment Is NOT Painful

Many times the nerve is so damaged that you don’t feel anything from your tooth in the first place. We provide the anesthetic to make sure that your experience is comfortable and pain-free. We can also offer inhaled sedation to help you relax fully for your procedure.

Get the Root Canal Help You Need at Sierra Dental Care

Trust your smile to the professionals at Sierra Dental Care in Modesto, CA. For painless root canal, call us today at 209-846-3961 to schedule an appointment. You can use our online form to schedule your appointment as well. We will reach out shortly to confirm the date and time of your desired appointment.


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