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      We know you are in pain, and in order to get you in as quickly as possible, we would encourage you to call the office directly at 801-335-5295

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      Abundant provides 24-hour emergency root canal services so we can be there for you when life turns urgent. Don’t let old wives’ tales about painful root canals stop you from getting one. The truth is root canals are not painful; the agony you’ve heard about comes from the infected, untreated tooth. At Abundant Dental Care, our experienced dental team performs painless root canal therapy for patients with infected and damaged teeth. If you have persistent tooth pain or a lingering cold sensation after eating or drinking, it may be time to come in and visit our Utah root canal dental experts. We will quickly determine whether you need a root canal, and give you all the information you would like. Our experienced team has been performing endodontic root canal therapy for patients of all ages for over 20 years — we’ll work diligently to make your procedure fast, pain-free, and successful. Read more to learn about our root canal treatment, and give our office a call at 801-335-5295 to schedule a consultation or an appointment today!


      Due to improper care or other factors, the inside of a tooth (called the pulp), may become infected. Root canal therapy, also referred to as endodontic treatment, is a dental process that removes an infection from an affected tooth or set of teeth. Root canal therapy involves removing the inflamed or infected pulp to clean and disinfect the inside of the infected tooth. We then fill and seal the tooth making it resistant to further infection. Afterward, we apply a crown or filling to the newly-restored tooth for extra protection. During the process, your comfort is our top priority.

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      With over 20 years of experience performing painless and successful root canal procedures on patients of all ages in the greater Salt Lake City, Utah area, our dental professionals are a great choice for your chronic tooth pain. We offer sedation dentistry and other treatments to help get you through the procedure with as little pain as possible. Let Abundant Dental Care help your teeth feel and function their best. Call our experts today at 801-335-5295 for pain-free and professional solutions to your tooth pain.


      How Do I Know If I Need a Root Canal?

      Nobody wants to get a root canal, but sometimes they’re unavoidable. Root canals are necessary when the pulp inside the tooth becomes inflamed or infected. Common symptoms of needing a root canal are:

      • Severe pain in the tooth
      • Bumps on around the gums
      • An over-sensitivity to hot and cold
      • Swollen, tender, or darkened gums
      • Chipped or cracked teeth
      • An abscess on an x-ray

      Can I Avoid Getting Root Canal Surgery?

      Unfortunately, if the problem in your mouth has already progressed to the point of needing a root canal, there is no other treatment that will take care of your pain. In fact, avoiding root canal surgery can result in tooth loss. To avoid root canal procedures in general, prevention is key. A consistent and thorough oral routine day and night can help keep our mouth clean of any harmful bacteria. Flossing is an excellent addition to maintaining proper oral hygiene and avoiding build-up that could contribute to a cavity or infection. Additionally, it is important to keep up with your bi-yearly dentist appointments. 

      What Is The Recovery Process For a Root Canal?

      The soreness and residual pain from a root canal procedure should begin to wear off after a couple of days. Though the dentist will apply an anesthetic prior to performing the procedure, some people experience discomfort after. Avoid eating anything particularly hard on your teeth during the recovery period, and if possible, chew on the opposite side of your mouth. Some people opt for over-the-counter pain relievers to subdue the soreness. Ibuprofen is generally recommended as it is anti-inflammatory. If you start to experience any unusual pain, swelling, or symptoms that concern you, call your root canal specialist or dental office.

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      24/7 Emergency Dentist

      Your comfort is important to us, which is why sedation dentistry and emergency dental care services are also available to our patients.

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      Weekdays: 7am - 7pm
      Saturday: 8am - 2pm
      Sunday: 8am - 12pm
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      After we've addressed your immediate needs, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will assist you with preventative care and answer all of your questions regarding your oral health. Abundant Dental Care is a 24 hour & after-hours emergency dentist so if you need immediate help or additional information, please contact our Utah dental office now at 801-335-5295.

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