Myth – Root canal treatment is painful.
Truth – Root canal treatment doesn’t cause pain, it relieves it.
Myth – Root canal treatment causes illness.
Truth – There is no valid, scientific evidence linking root canal-treated teeth and disease elsewhere in the body.
Myth – A good alternative to root canal treatment is extraction.
Truth – Saving your natural teeth, if possible, is the very best option.
Myth – Root canal therapies are often lengthy, requiring many visits.
Truth – Root canal therapies can be completed in one to three appointments.
Myth – You do not need a root canal if you’re not feeling any pain.
Truth – Teeth that require root canal therapy are not always symptomatic of pain.