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Alpha Dental Care is a family dentist located in Milton, Ontario. We know that there are often many questions when it comes to choosing a dentist or simply having general questions. Our blog is meant as a place to educate and hopefully answer questions related to family dentistry, children's dentistry, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.

Myths About Root Canal Treatment

What is root canal treatment?

Root canal treatment is applied when the pulp of a tooth gets infected and has to be removed (pulpitis). After that, the dentist should clean, fill in and seal the canal. This kind of tooth damage results from tooth decay left untreated for a long time, and/or traumas. The condition can be extremely painful and may require emergency dental help.

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