Root Canals

Root Canals in Bellevue, WA

Top 5 Benefits of Root Canals

Need root canal treatment? Millions of teeth are saved each year with root canal therapy. Bellevue Premier Dental, which is located in Bellevue, WA, offers root canal therapy with a gentle touch. Dr. Akira Nakada is one of Bellevue, WA's finest dentists. Here are the top five benefits of root canals.

1. It Will Relieve Your Pain

The most common symptom that may indicate the need for root canal treatment is a toothache. The pain may affect your ability to enjoy a good night's sleep. Root canal treatment will alleviate your tooth pain and improve your well-being.

2. It Is Virtually Pain Free

Root canals are nothing to be afraid of. People fear root canal treatments because they assume they are painful. Local anesthesia is very effective in blocking pain during a root canal procedure. Most patients report that the procedure itself is no more painful than having a dental filling placed.  3. It Prevents Tooth Loss

In the past, diseased or injured teeth had to be removed. Today, they can usually be saved through root canal treatment. Without treatment, the tooth may have to be extracted. Saving your natural tooth is the best option.  

4. It Restores Tooth Function

Because a tooth that needs root canal treatment often is one that has extensive decay, a permanent crown often needs to be placed on the tooth to strengthen it and restore it to full function. A crown can improve your speech and help you chew better.  

5. It Has a High Success Rate

Root canal treatment has a high success rate. According to the American Association of Endodontists, endodontic treatments have a success rate of 99.3 percent. If you take good care of it, your restored tooth could last a lifetime.

Don't put off root canal therapy if you need it. Call Bellevue Premier Dental at (425) 974-8161 today to schedule an appointment in Bellevue, WA. We will save your tooth and allow you to keep it functional for decades.

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