Root Canal Treatment: What’s Next For Me?

You may wonder what’s next for you once you receive your root canal treatment. Of course, you know that the goal of the restorative service is to treat and save a tooth that is just not doing well. It may be damaged within its structure or it may be infected. In any case, the root canal will get your tooth back to a state of good health, which thereby restores the entirety of your smile’s health. However, what you are curious about is not so much whether the tooth will be healthy but what you can expect when it comes to daily life after the fix is finished. Will things be like they used to be? Will you need to start performing some type of new, specialized care? In short: Things will be easy as 1-2-3. As for the details, let’s run through them!

Get Back To Care As Usual

If you’ve been doing what we suggest for excellent oral health, then you have been brushing your smile and flossing it, too! You also remember that you’ve got to call us to set up six-month appointments to receive cleanings and checkups. Good. Now, keep doing this after you receive your root canal treatment and you’ll be on track! Your tooth is safe and sound beneath a dental crown, which requires identical care to the protection required of your natural teeth.

Use Your Tooth Like You Always Do

If you’re crossing your fingers and hoping that your life after root canal treatment will pretty much be identical to life before it (just as your dental hygiene will be), then you’re in luck! You don’t need to make any big changes, eat differently, etc. Aside from ensuring you’re not eating rock-hard food and ignoring dental hygiene, then really, life just continues on as usual!

Learn All About Root Canal Treatment For Your Tooth During Visits

Find out what you need to know about restorative care by mentioning your questions during your next appointment with us! Schedule care with your Southlake, TX dentist today by calling Gregory Wright, DDS at (817) 481-7999. We gladly serve patients from Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, Trophy Club, Colleyville, and surrounding areas.