Myths About Root Canals – Part Three: Is it Better to Just Pull a Tooth?
Today we are going to address the third and final myth of our blog series:
Myth 3: It’s better to pull a tooth than have root canal treatment.
Dr. Cunningham understands the importance of saving natural teeth, as nothing artificial can truly replace a natural tooth. Endodontic treatment has a very high success rate, and many teeth that have been treated with a root canal last a lifetime! Replacing a tooth after an extraction with an implant or a bridge may result in extra procedures to neighboring teeth and tissues, and requires more time in treatment. When possible, saving your natural teeth is always the best option!