At Ruggless Dental, we are firm believers in the benefits of preventive dentistry, and we encourage our patients who want to avoid root canals and other invasive dental procedures to focus on keeping their teeth and gums healthy and strong.
With strong, healthy teeth and gums, you can avoid many problems that lead to the need for root canals, like advanced cavities and large fillings.
To maintain excellent oral health, we advise you to:
- Brush your teeth twice daily and floss at least once every day
- Schedule regular check-ups and dental cleanings at Ruggless Dental
- Eat a tooth-healthy diet, avoiding sugary foods and beverages, like soda
With excellent oral health, you have a better chance of avoiding root canal treatment, cavities, gum disease, and other dental problems.
What If I Do Notice a Dental Problem?
If you notice a developing dental issue, schedule a visit with Dr. Ruggless. If you have a small cavity, for example, it’s much easier to treat early on than at an advanced stage, and the earlier it is treated, the less likely it is to progress into a cavity that causes infection.
What If I Can’t Avoid a Root Canal?
When root canal treatment becomes unavoidable, which is sometimes the case, we don’t want you to worry or feel afraid. Instead, we provide gentle, comfortable root canal treatments in our Springfield dental office, so you can restore your oral health and enjoy a pain-free life again.
Root Canal Treatment in Springfield
Dr. Ruggless and the rest of our experienced team can help you maintain great oral health with preventive care, and we’re always here to intervene if a dental problem does develop.
Call Ruggless Dental today to schedule your appointment for a dental cleaning or exam.