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How Long Do Root Canals Take?

April 19, 2022
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Posted By: Gladnick Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
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Are you currently experiencing any pain in your teeth? Maybe you’ve noticed a few unwanted changes in your oral health and want to keep things in check. Depending on the type of pain and associated symptoms, you may need a root canal treatment to save a tooth.

At Gladnick Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Rockville, MD, we do everything we can to preserve our patients’ smiles and get them back in the swing of their everyday lives as soon as possible!

How Do I Know I Need a Root Canal Treatment?

In many cases, patients in need of a root canal treatment may experience some of the following symptoms:

  • Sensitivity to heat or cold
  • Persistent, unrelenting pain
  • Changes in the color of your teeth
  • Swollen, painful gums and tooth mobility
  • Pain upon touching or while eating

These symptoms may indicate an infection within the tooth, which may require a root canal treatment. However, the best way to find the root cause of your symptoms is by booking an initial consultation with our friendly team here in Rockville, MD! We can take a closer look, diagnose and recommend the best treatments.

How Long Do Root Canals Take?

Our patients can count on us for effective and timely treatments. If you are wondering, “how long is a root canal?” The length of the procedure varies from patient to patient; root canals commonly last from thirty minutes to about an hour and a half. Our staff provides plenty of information post-consultation, which gives patients plenty of time to schedule their procedures.

Schedule a Root Canal Appointment in Rockville, MD

If you need a root canal or experience pain that suggests an infected or damaged tooth, we are here to help! Feel free to call our dentist office at (301) 963-0800 to schedule an appointment and find out more about how a root canal treatment could save your smile.

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