Saving Your Natural Tooth
Root canals are a way to help relieve pain, save your natural tooth, and improve the health of your teeth.
If you have any questions about getting a root canal or you’re anxious about the procedure, our friendly team can help answer your questions to ease your nerves so you feel comfortable in our care. A root canal is not much different from a standard filling.
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What Is a Root Canal?
A root canal is a treatment that helps restore or save a tooth that has become inflamed or infected.
Inside the centre of your tooth, there is a soft tissue called pulp. The pulp contains nerves and blood vessels to help feed the tooth and help fight infections. A damaged tooth or deep tooth decay can lead to infection of the pulp, resulting in the need for a root canal.
During a root canal treatment, your dentist will numb the area before using dental tools to remove the pulp from inside the tooth. Your dentist will then fill and seal the tooth.
Signs You Might Need a Root Canal
Signs or symptoms you may experience if you’re suffering from infected pulp include:
- Tooth sensitivity
- Pain while chewing
- Chipped or cracked tooth
- Swollen or tender gums
- Tooth discolouration
Get Back to Smiling
After your root canal, we’ll schedule a follow-up appointment to ensure everything is healing correctly. You’ll be back to chewing, biting, and smiling in no time!
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Visit Our Location
Find our building on the corner of Yonge Street and Balliol Street, steps from Davisville TTC station. Parking is available at TargetPark on Davisville Ave or across from Davisville Centre on Yonge Street.
- 1881 Yonge St., Suite 403
- Toronto, ON M4S 3C4
- Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
- Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Friday: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed