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Root Canals

When a tooth becomes infected, it can be very painful. Inflammation and infection can impact the nerves inside the tooth, causing extreme pain. If not treated promptly, an infected tooth can die and need removal. Root canal therapy is the best general dental treatment to stop an infection and save a tooth. At Smile Design Studios, we offer gentle root canals that can give you relief and preserve your beautiful smile when you have an infected tooth.

Cracks or damage to a tooth’s exterior can allow bacteria to enter the softer dentin inside a tooth. Decay and infection can occur inside, causing inflammation, abscesses and nerve damage. Once a tooth is infected, there are usually only two options: root canal or removal. Whenever possible, saving a tooth is the best solution. Root canals can help protect the health and appearance of your smile while offering you relief from your tooth pain.

Stop Infected Tooth Pain

Root canals have a bad reputation for pain. In reality, they are actually the solution to severe pain that is caused by infection. In the past, root canals were more invasive and often required multiple visits to complete. With our advanced technology and methods at Smile Design Studios, most root canals can be performed in one visit. They are similar in the level of discomfort to removing a cavity. Once the infected tooth material is removed and the tooth is disinfected, the pain from the infection is gone. We reseal the tooth and add a dental crown to protect it from further damage.

If you have severe tooth pain, please contact us at Smile Design Studios for an emergency dental appointment. You may have an infected tooth that needs treatment. We offer gentle root canals to stop the pain and save your tooth. We accept most dental insurance plans to help cover the cost of your procedure.

What Patients Say About
Smile Design Studios

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Ronnie G.

Absolutely amazing staff. Takes the time to make you feel comfortable and at ease. Office is extremely clean and welcoming. Takes care of you as a person and client and not as just a number. Dr. Ellis is truly amazing!

Roderick D.

My experience at Smile Design Studio was a very nice and pleasant one. Everyone is very professional, courteous and approachable. Dr. Ellis is very knowledgeable, caring and makes you feel right at ease. Today was my first visit, but definitely not the last.

Chantelle B.

Thank you Dr. Ellis for your amazing service. Dr. Ellis really cares about her patients and she takes great care of you. Her staff is awesome from the front desk you feel welcomed and my experience was the same all the way through. I was SUPER afraid to have any dental work done but Dr. Ellis made me feel so much better. I would recommend Dr. Ellis to everyone! Thank you Dr. Ellis

Terence H.

Dr. Ellis and her staff are always very professional and create a pleasant dental experience. My entire family is under the care of Dr. Ellis and we appreciate the attention to detail that she provides so that we have healthy teeth and gums. I highly recommend her practice for your dental needs and a beautiful smile!