Dr. Jesse Engle offers root canal therapy to restore your infected or injured tooth to health. This is no more painful than a dental filling and helps ensure your smile stays protected. To schedule an appointment with our dentist for root canal therapy in Tucson, Arizona, please call Presidio Dental at 520-744-7388.

Root canal therapy, commonly known as a root canal, is an essential dental procedure designed to save a severely damaged or infected tooth. It is a form of endodontic treatment that targets the innermost part of the tooth, the pulp and the tooth nerves, which can become compromised due to injury, deep decay or infection.

When the tooth pulp and nerves are infected or damaged, it can lead to excruciating pain and, if left untreated, may result in the loss of the tooth. However, a root canal procedure can rescue the tooth and prevent the need for extraction.

During a root canal treatment, our skilled dentist will remove the infected or injured pulp and nerves from inside the tooth, thoroughly clean the tooth’s interior, and fill it with a medicated material to eliminate any remaining bacteria. To restore the tooth’s strength and function, the tooth is typically capped with a dental crown that mimics its original shape and structure. The end result is a tooth that looks, feels and functions just like a natural one.

Contrary to common misconceptions, modern root canal therapy is typically a painless procedure. Thanks to advancements in techniques, tools and local anesthesia, patients can undergo root canals with minimal discomfort. Our caring dentist and team prioritize your comfort and will work diligently to ensure a pleasant experience during the treatment.

Root canal therapy is often completed in just one or two visits to our office, making it a convenient solution for saving your tooth and maintaining your oral health. If you are experiencing tooth pain or suspect you may need a root canal, please reach out to us. We are dedicated to restoring your smile’s health and providing you with the highest level of care.