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Root Canal Therapy – Fitchburg, MA

A Misunderstood
Treatment That Can
Save Your Smile

Woman sharing healthy smile after root canal therapy

You might panic a little bit when you hear us mention the words “root canal” because this infamous treatment has so many myths surrounding it. It’s used to treat tooth infections, which typically cause severe oral pain. In reality, root canal therapy from our Fitchburg, MA dentist actually helps cure dental discomfort and preserve natural teeth! If fear of the unknown is keeping you from visiting your emergency dentists in Fitchburg, trust that we can help you feel at-ease when you come to Super Dental.

Why Choose Super Dental for Root Canal Therapy?

  • Convenient Evening
    Appointment Times
  • Pain-Free
    Root Canal
  • Prevent
    Declining Oral
    & Overall Health

What Happens During a Root Canal?

Animated tooth during root canal therapy

A root canal is typically a two-step process. During the first part, Dr. Samaratunga will administer a local anesthetic to the affected area, making it go completely numb. This way, you won’t have to feel an ounce of discomfort throughout the process. We’ll access the inner portion of your tooth, where the infected pulp is hidden, and remove it. After sanitizing the inner chamber of your tooth, we’ll rebuild its structure using a special substance called gutta percha. Finally, during the last part of the process, we’ll place a custom-crafted dental crown over the top of it to provide it with added strength and protection, allowing you to continue using it as you normally would.