Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy – Port City Family Dentistry

Root canal therapy, also called endodontic therapy or more commonly shortened to just root canal, is the procedure in which a dentist treats a patient’s infected tooth by drilling open the surface, extracting any infected pulp in the tooth’s root canal, and filling it with a replacement substance. As such, the resulting material is often colloquially (and mistakenly) called a filling. Fillings are actually a sepa