Wondering if you need a root canal?

5 Signals You Need A Root Canal Treatment

Are you in pain?   Are you wondering how you can tell if you need a root canal treatment?   Here are some symptoms:

  1. Sensitivity:  You have a tooth that experiences pain when you drink a hot beverage or you drink a cold beverage or when you eat ice cream.
  2. Pain confined to one tooth:   If you have a shooting pain in one tooth.
  3. Fever and toothache:  This indicates you might have an infection that is affecting the rest of your body.
  4. Tooth discoloration:   If you have a single tooth that has turned a dark color.
  5. Gums are swollen:   If you have a bubble on your gums or you may have a bad tasted in your mouth.

If you have any of these symptoms you may have a dental emergency. Call North Ave Dental Associates at (630) 231-4500