Root Canals

In the center of all teeth is the nerve or pulp of the tooth. Dr. Woody and Dr. Joe call this area the core of the apple. For a variety of reasons including deep decay or a cracked tooth, the nerve or pulp can become injured, infected or even die – a root canal could then be needed.

A root canal is a procedure that will remove the injured or infected pulp of the tooth. This will create a healthy environment inside of the tooth and allow the patient to save the tooth rather than having to extract it.

*In some cases the patient will need to be referred to an endodontist (a root canal specialist).

Contact Us

  • Dr. Woody Soonattrakul
  • Dr. Joseph Gross
  • 904 Talon Drive O'Fallon IL 62269
  • 618-726-2280
  • Fax 618-726-2282
  • info@home-towndental.com

We are located next door to Bank of America in O’Fallon, Illinois off U.S. Highway 50 West and across from Jack Schmitt Cadillac.

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