Root Canal Seattle, WA
When a deep cavity or trauma damage to the nerve in the center of the tooth, a root canal may be indicated.
A root canal is the process of removing the damaged nerve tissue from the tooth, and filling the canal space with an inert substance to seal it off.
Because a significant cavity or fracture often accompanies the need for a root canal, a dental crown is typically indicated following completion of root canal therapy. A crown will restore the original form to the tooth, and keep it functional by preventing further breakdown.