Your teeth are vital parts of your entire dental system. They rely on the pulp, the center of the tooth’s root system where there are nerves, tiny blood vessels, and tissues. If the pulp or other parts of the nerve become diseased or damaged and can’t be repaired, then the root has to be removed to save the tooth itself. This is what is commonly called a root canal procedure.
A root canal is the most common endodontic therapy. Dr. Nichole DeMars has completed advanced training in performing root canal procedures.
While root canal treatments used to involve multiple visits, Dr. DeMars can often complete root canal therapy in one day, a recent improvement to the root canal process. In independent studies, one-day root canals are just as effective, if not more so, as traditional root canals