Does a Root Canal Hurt?

Learn If a Root Canal Procedure Hurts

Does a root canal hurt? Mark Teach DDS, an experienced root canal dentist in Buffalo discusses if a root canal procedure is painful. If you have questions, or would like to schedule your first dental appointment, please contact us today.

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Even with local anesthesia, it is difficult sometimes to totally numb the patient so that he or she does not feel anything during a root canal. In certain instances, we must go into the tooth and numb the pulp directly only once we have accessed the pulp. Unfortunately, when a tooth has deteriorated enough, a little more discomfort is required to help the patient to be asymptomatic and pain-free.

Are you worried about your procedure?  Contact our root canal dentist in Buffalo today, to schedule a consultation. We have been in private practice serving Buffalo and the Southtowns community in Buffalo for nearly 40 years, and welcome the opportunity to put a smile on your face.

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