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FAQs about Urgent Root Canal Treatment

When people think of emergency dentistry, they often think of the most extreme case. But what about a root canal? While it might not be the first thing on your mind, you may require a root canal for specific dental emergencies.

Urgent Root Canal Treatment at David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry In Philadelphia Area

Here are some FAQs about getting an urgent root canal in Philadelphia.

When does having a root canal become urgent?

Oral infections are challenging to deal with, but they can be even more complex when complications arise. Symptoms can result from a condition that cannot wait for treatment when it becomes too painful for the patient to bear.

Symptoms of an infected tooth can include oral pain that is:

  • Throbbing or gnawing
  • Continuous
  • Only when chewing.
  • Sharp or shooting.
  • Radiating outward to the jawbone, ear, or neck.

When a patient is dealing with a combination of these symptoms, they may need an emergency procedure. One of these symptoms alone is bad enough, but it can be pretty problematic when you’re dealing with all of them at once.

Is there a time I should have a root canal performed ASAP?

When you have a tooth infection, and the pain is unbearable. Ignoring it will only make the condition worse and lead to more expensive procedures. The signs of an infected tooth show up quickly, so be sure to get it looked at as soon as you can, since not only is it painful, but the infection will spread rapidly and become more challenging to treat.

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Do you Perform Urgent Root Canal Procedures?

Yes. David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry team are here to help. If you’re feeling discomfort and there are external signs of severe infection (swollen gums, tooth discoloration, etc.), don’t wait.

The sooner you take care of an infected tooth, the less pain you’ll experience. With regular checkups and professional treatment, your teeth will stay healthy and strong for years to come.

Dr. David Spilkia and the team at David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Philadelphia offer the latest in root canal procedures. To learn more, call (267) 463-2777.

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Dr. David Spilkia - David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Dr. David Spilkia has been attending to the dental needs of the communities of Philadelphia, PA for almost three decades and is trusted by his patients. Having started his education at The City College of New York and graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983, he practiced dentistry for a few years, before starting the David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 1988.

Among the range of cosmetic and general dentistry procedures provided by Dr. Spilkia are restorative dentistry, dental implants, smile makeovers, and Invisalign orthodontics.
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