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Is a Root Canal Painful? Separating the Myths and Facts

Oral disease affects nearly 3.5 billion people every year. Meanwhile, 10% of the global population has gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss. In some cases, your dentist might suggest a root canal to deal with an infected or abscessed tooth. Despite a high success rate, root canal treatments still have a bad reputation for causing pain. Is…

Can You Go Back to Work After a Root Canal?

Have you ever had a root canal or know someone who has? This would not be surprising since over 15 million people have root canals every year. The American Association of Endodontists goes on to report that each day, more than 41,000 people undergo this procedure. If your dentist recommends a root canal, you may have many questions. One…