Posts Categorized: Endodontics

South Austin Dentist: Endodontics and Root Canal Therapy

What is endodontics? Endodontics is a branch of dentistry dedicated to dental pulp. Pulp is the soft tissue inside the crown of a tooth. Dental pulp produces dentin, sends nutrients to tissue, and senses pressure and extreme temperature through a network of nerves and blood vessels. The pulp is housed in the root canal. What… Read more »

South Austin Dentist Answers Root Canal FAQs

Do root canals hurt? The myth of painful root canals has been dispelled with modern technology, minimally invasive methods, and local anesthesia. The modern root canal procedure is typically not any more uncomfortable than receiving a filling. Our South Austin dentist will work diligently to offer you comfortable dentistry that is as minimally invasive as possible…. Read more »