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Root Canals in
Sacramento and Elk Grove, CA

If you are in need of root canals in Sacramento and Elk Grove, contact Dr. Van Dang at New Dental Images. Our Sacramento and Elk Grove dentists are very skilled and have years of experience performing tooth-saving root canals.

Root Canals in Sacramento and Elk Grove, CA

At New Dental Images in Sacramento and Elk Grove, our experienced dental staff is a tight-knit team focused on providing professional and comfortable root canal therapy for patients of all ages. We’ll discuss your options with you, help you make an informed decision and ensure you are relaxed during your procedure.

Root Canals In Sacramento and Elk Grove

We perform root canals, typically as a last remaining option. When your tooth’s root area and dental pulp tissue become infected, you may risk losing your tooth and may experience tremendous pain. Before your procedure, the infected area may experience bone loss, inflammation, toothache, severe pain, gum soreness, and drainage problems.

A root canal may be recommended to you to save your tooth from extraction. This usually happens when a tooth cannot be saved by fillings or the cavity or infection is too vast to control.

Do I need a root canal?

If a tooth has suffered from extreme decay, this procedure may be recommended.The good news is if you have been experiencing a lot of pain already with the affected tooth, root canals may actually ease the pain right away. Some common signs that you may need a root canal are:

  • Extreme tooth aches.
  • Severe hot and cold sensitivity.
  • Toothaches from chewing.
  • Intense pain in your jaw and face.

During the procedure, the sensitive nerves are removed from the center of the tooth and then the tooth is sealed off. After the center of the tooth is removed to access the nerve, the outer walls are weakened and subject to cracking. Most of the time we will then place a crown over the remaining outer walls of the tooth to prevent your tooth from breaking or cracking. The other option outside of root canals would be a tooth extraction. This can be much more costly since it would leave a hole behind that would need to be filled with a dental bridge or implant.

Care After The Treatment

After a root canal, you will feel a lot better because you can leave pain free. There may be slight discomfort associated with the area which can be remedied by an over-the-counter painkiller. A follow-up exam will be scheduled to monitor the progress. Of course, practice good dental hygiene, like brushing and flossing after each meal – and visit us regularly.

We’re Very Experienced With Root Canals

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By far one of the best dental office I've ever been to. Dr. Dang makes sure your satisfied before you leave. She's amazing at what she does. All the staff is so sweet and friendly. My visits are always pleasant. I recommend this place to anyone looking for a friendly/clean office. 😊
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I recommend New Dental Images to everyone. The staff is great! Always professional, friendly and the office is always clean. My family and I have never had a problem and we are completely satisfied with their services.
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Dr. Dang was great! Came in for a filling and cleaning and the price was reasonable. Her staff was kind and helpful for setting me up with the appointment. I would definitely recommend my friends and family to Dr. dang.
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