Root Canal Safety

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The relationship of our teeth and mouth to overall good health is indisputable. Endodontics plays a critical role in maintaining good oral health by eliminating infection and pain, and preserving our natural dentition.

A key responsibility of any dentist is to reassure patients who are concerned about the safety of endodontic treatment that their overall well-being is a top priority. The American Association of Endodontists website ( is the best place to obtain comprehensive information on the safety and efficacy of endodontics and root canal treatment.

Over 15 million root canals are performed a year. This provides patients a highly predictable and successful option to save their tooth.