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Did you know that there is an entire industry dedicated entirely to the pulp in a tooth? Endodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry designed specifically for treating the pulp of a tooth and issues within the root.

Endodontists require at least two additional years of advanced medical training beyond traditional dental school. This allows them to perform complex procedures such as root canal therapies to save damaged or broken teeth. Each year in the United States, dentist save millions of teeth with endodontic treatments that otherwise may need to be extracted.

Root canal therapy saves teeth by removing the pulp to allow the tooth to continue on as required. Without a root canal, teeth with damaged pulps would need to be extracted. With a root canal therapy, it may be possible for a tooth to last a lifetime.

If you are looking for root canal therapy treatments in Auburn, Washington, Nuttall Smiles would love to help. For a more thorough examination to determine which treatment will work best for you, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Kent Nuttall by calling our dentist office at 253-939-0700. Don’t delay, now is the best time to upgrade your smile.