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"Root Canals Are Painful" And Other Myths About Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Myths | Hillsboro Dentist

Root canals are one of the most dreaded procedures in the dental industry. There's really no reason for it, but many myths from early dentistry practices still linger today. We want to address some of these myths and give you the facts if you're facing root canal therapy.

1: Root Canals Are Painful

FALSE: This myth is likely a combination of factors. First, in the early days of modern dentistry, they didn't have access to the tools and technology that we have now that make root canal therapy a painless and much easier process. The truth is that with modern anesthesia and a range of state-of-the-art tools and materials, today’s root canals ...

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