There’s no doubt about it — root canals aren’t something that people look forward to having done. Unfortunately for many people, they’re also a part of life. As a matter of fact, the majority of people are going to have a toothache that leads to a root canal at some point in their life.

We’ve even heard of people who have brushed, flossed, and used mouthwash multiple times a day for as long as they’ve been alive, who still end up needing a root canal. Why is that? That’s a good question and the answer isn’t simple. The truth of the matter is that it just depends. Genetics can certainly play a large part in whether or not you’ll eventually need a root canal, but whether you’ve taken great care of your teeth or you’ve been a little lax, you may still need to find a dentist who does root canals at some point in your life.

Summit Family Dentistry to the Rescue

Lucky for you, the team at Summit Family Dentistry is here to help. As a matter of fact, we just opened our doors a few weeks ago and we’re currently taking on new patients, so whether you need an emergency dentist because you need a root canal treatment or you’re in need of a routine visit and you’ve been looking for a new dentist, we’re here to help.

One of the things we hear most about root canals is how people really aren’t looking forward to them. Here’s what we want you to know–that’s completely normal! If you’re like the majority of people, you have no desire to A) experience pain in the first place and B) have a stranger dig around in your mouth in the hope that your pain will go away.

What to Expect During a Root Canal

At Summit Family Dentistry, we’re well aware of how much people dislike getting root canals, but there’s something we want you to know–we’ll do our best to make sure you’re comfortable. If you’re feeling particularly anxious, we can prescribe you with a medication to help or we’d also be glad to offer you nitrous oxide (also known as laughing gas) to help put you a bit more at ease.

You see, our goal is to help relieve the pain that’s affecting you in the first place and we’ll go above and beyond to do everything we can to make sure that you’re relaxed during the procedure. Plus, we offer our patients comfortable chairs, warm blankets, and the option of watching something on Netflix while you visit us if you prefer. Have a comfort show? Throw it on while you visit us and you’ll be feeling relaxed in no time.

So whether you’ve had a bad root canal procedure done in the past or you’ve never had one before, you can count on the dentist at Summit Family Dentistry in Denver to take great care of you. Our goal is to give you a smile that you’re proud of with a minimum amount of discomfort. Schedule an appointment today.