Category Pediatric dental care

The Reasons Americans Avoid the Root Canal and Other Dental Procedures

When facing those trips to the dentist you may face a fear, especially if there is the potential for the dreaded root canal. It is easy to believe you are paying for pain and a treatment that is not worth its actual value.

Facing a Root Canal

While it may be a commonly performed procedure, the root canal is most often a concern for Americans because of the pain it may cause. About two-thirds of adults say that pain is the reason they worry about a root canal or even try to avoid it. So, while almost 100% of people believe that a healthy smile is important to other parts of life, many of them avoid the dental care that is needed to help keep a permanent healthy smile.

Other Procedures In Addition to a Root Canal

Root canals may be expensive or expected to be painful, but there are many other procedures that are at least the same cost and pain levels. Some of these procedures include dental implants, tooth extractions, crowns, bridges, cosmetic dentistry, Inv

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