Root Canal Therapy

A root canal is a procedure to save a tooth that is dead, damaged or infected. The pulp, or living part of the tooth, is made up of nerves and blood vessels. It is contained in the pulp chamber, a space inside the center of the tooth, which holds the pulp and extends into the roots.

A tooth can become infected or die for a number of reasons:

  • Decay — bacteria causing tooth decay infects the pulp.
  • Trauma — a traumatic injury can cause an inflammation of the pulp.
  • Deep fillings — fillings that have to be placed close to the pulp chamber because of tooth decay or tooth fracture.
  • Unexplained — sometimes the pulp can become inflamed and can die for no apparent reason.

During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed from the “canal” inside of the root, which is then cleaned, filled and sealed.

Office Hours

  • Monday 7:30 - 3:30
  • Tuesday 7:30 - 3:30
  • Wednesday 7:30 - 3:30
  • Thursday 7:30 - 3:30
  • Friday - 7:30-2:00

400 South Colorado Boulevard #440
Glendale, CO 80246

303-399-1650

Currently serving the Denver, Glendale and Cherry Creek neighborhoods

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