Elmhurst Root Canal Dentist Explains How to Keep Patients Calm and Comfortable During Root Canal Therapy

Written by Dr. Scharfenberg on Oct 9, 2012

Among patients, root canal therapy is probably the most feared dental procedure there is. Too many patients actually put of off important dental care, because they don’t want to deal with the possibility that they’ll have to undergo root canal care. It is important, therefore, to realize that with modern science and dentistry, root canal therapy doesn’t have to be a difficult, arduous procedure. In fact, most patients now report that root canal therapy is as comfortable as receiving a regular filling. Today I’m going to tell you all about how our Elmhurst root canal dentists keep our patients calm and comfortable during root can therapy. Hopefully at the end of this article you’ll feel more comfortable talking to your dentist about this very important dental treatment.

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry has transformed the way that dental procedures are performed. Our dental team offers sedation dentistry for patients undergoing root canal therapy. Sedation dentistry can help you calm before and during treatment as well as pain-free post-therapy. Our dental team can help you decide what level and type of sedation is appropriate for you and your procedure.

Personalized Patient Care

Our dental team is also committed to helping our patients feel informed and confident prior to treatment. We’ll walk you through the treatment process so that you’ll know exactly what to expect throughout. We also help you enjoy all the comforts of home while you’re in the dentists’ chair. You can listen to your iPod and curl up with a blanket while we restore your smile.

Patients today can get the benefits of root canal therapy without the discomfort and anxiety that they dread. You can always get more information about root canal therapy by calling our Elmhurst root canal dental office—we’re here to help you smile in good health!