Often called a root canal, root canal treatment is our premier endodontic treatment at Dr. J. Steve Morton’s dental office. Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on studying and providing treatment for conditions that damage the inside portion of your tooth. This delicate area holds your tooth nerves and dental pulp, which can easily become infected if bacteria reaches it. If left untreated, infections inside of your tooth can eventually kill the tooth completely and render it useless. In an effort to save your tooth and protect the rest of your smile, we provide high-quality root canal treatment in Sevierville, Tennessee.
A root canal treatment can generally be completed in just one visit to our dental office. After numbing the area with local anesthesia, we will open the tooth and remove all of the damaged tooth enamel and infected dental pulp. Once the inside of your tooth has been sanitized, we will fill it with a medicated, rubber-like material that restores the integrity of your original tooth structure. The tooth is then sealed with a dental filling or dental crown. Under the direction of our skilled dentist, root canal treatments do not have to hurt or be a negative experience at all. We invite you to learn more and schedule your appointment by calling our dental office today.