Root Canal Therapy for Children

Primary teeth are important and it is best that these teeth be kept intact instead of being prematurely extracted. It is for this reason that root canal therapy for children is a potential option for saving a baby tooth that is affected by extensive decay.

When Does A Child Need Root Canal Therapy?

This treatment is often indicated if your child feels pain in a tooth, is sensitive to different temperatures, or if the tooth is chipped or cracked with the nerve already exposed. When this happens, the nerve becomes damaged beyond simple medication or surface repair. As a result, the infected nerve is removed and a crown is placed on the tooth, allowing it to be strong enough so the tooth can remain in the child’s mouth until the permanent tooth erupts.

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Is your child suffering from tooth decay? Root canal therapy can be a potential option for saving a baby tooth. Call us today and let us help you receive quality care for your kid.

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Toothache, cavities, sensitive tooth can all become just a word in the dictionary for you and your child. We care for your kids as much as you do. Schedule an appointment and let our compassionate team of experts do the rest.

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Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is accepting new patients - infants, toddlers and adolescents all welcome! Dr. Yaa McDonald and team offer a complete suite of services including customized smile makeovers. Call us today to schedule an appointment.


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