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How Do I Know if I Need a Root Canal?

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It often starts off as that little zing of sensitivity you feel when you're enjoying your morning coffee. No big deal if it goes away immediately, right? Then maybe it's a bit more constant pain, but nothing that ibuprofen can't handle. Not to worry, right? The next thing you know, your tooth is waking you up at night with a severe toothache, and your dentist in Baton Rouge is telling you that you need a root canal. How did this happen? And how will a root canal help?

What is a Root Canal?

When you experience trauma, a fracture, an injury, or decay that reaches the pulp of your tooth it ...

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