The Pros And Cons Of A Root Canal

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Here at The Tooth Booth Family Dental Clinic in Fraser, MI, we hope to one day count root canals as outdated practices because people of all walks of life are able to maintain proper dental care. However, due to many reasons, root canals are still a part of routine dental procedures, but what are they and why are they required?

What is a Root Canal?

Teeth are made up of three distinct layers:

Enamel - the hard outer layer
Dentine - a softer middle section
Pulp - the inner, living tissue located in the root canal
When dental decay allows bacteria into the pulp of a tooth, infection sets in, causing extreme pain which often results in the inability to eat without pain. A root canal removes this infected tissue from the tooth.

Why are Root
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