Root Canal vs Dental Implant

North Waldorf root canals vs tooth implants

In this post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is the…

Saving Teeth

Root Canals in Mechanicsville

When a tooth is threatened by severe decay, gum disease, or damage from an injury, the dentist at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville has to make a judgment call about treatment. If the pulp of the tooth is infected or inflamed, a root canal may be the only way to save it. The mere words,…