Cavities and Root Canals: What's the Connection?
It may have happened to you – you get a cavity and try to ignore the pain. But part of you knows that this is wishful thinking and cavities do not go away without treatment.
The pain gets worse so you start taking ibuprofen. That helps for a while, but you finally reach a point where you just can’t bear it any more, and you make a dental appointment.
The problem is that all the time you’re avoiding a trip to the dentist, decay is eating away at your tooth. The longer you put off treatment, the deeper the cavity goes. Then one day the decay penetrates the inner core of your ...