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A Root Canal Could Help Restore Your Oral Health

Oral health is a delicate balance. Even the slightest issue could have quite serious implications if it isn’t dealt with properly. Your dental health team will do what they can to make each service as comfortable and simple as possible, so you don’t have to dread a root canal. Visit Southgate Dental and let us take care of you.

All services are performed by general dentists.

What Is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a relatively simple procedure performed to save a badly damaged or decayed tooth. When the tissue inside a tooth (called the pulp) becomes infected, it puts the rest of the tooth in danger. A root canal removes the infected pulp of the tooth and fills the empty space to prevent infection in the future.

What To Expect From a Root Canal

A typical root canal can be broken down into three steps.

Anesthesia

The dentist will apply anesthesia or freezing to the affected tooth to help minimize discomfort. Once the freezing has taken effect, your dentist isolates the tooth from the rest of your mouth with a rubber sheet called a dental dam.

The procedure begins by drilling a small hole in the top of the tooth, granting access to the pulp. Using a series of small tools, your dentist will remove the diseased pulp through the hole in the tooth. Once the infected pulp has been taken out, the dentist will set to work reshaping the inner chamber of the tooth, preparing it for a filling.

Once the chamber has been properly shaped and thoroughly cleaned out, the dentist will fill the empty chamber. They’ll most likely fill the hole in the top of the tooth with a temporary filling, which may eventually be replaced with a permanent crown.

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For Your Convenience

For Your Convenience

  • Free parking
  • Free wifi
  • Evening and weekend hours
  • Accessibility for people of different abilities
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For Kids

For Kids

  • Children’s playroom with a TV
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
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For You

For You

  • Blankets and pillows (washed after every use)
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
  • Warm wipes after your appointment
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  • Free parking
  • Free wifi
  • Evening and weekend hours
  • Accessibility for people of different abilities
  • Children’s playroom with a TV
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
  • Blankets and pillows (washed after every use)
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
  • Warm wipes after your appointment

Visit our South Edmonton Location

Our Convenient Location

Find us conveniently located just off of Whitemud Drive in Southgate Centre.

Where to park?

We’re located in a shopping plaza with ample free, easy to find parking.

Address

10831 51 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6H 5T1

Contact Information

Hours

Monday
7 AM8 PM
Tuesday
7 AM8 PM
Wednesday
8 AM8 PM
Thursday
7 AM8 PM
Friday
8 AM4 PM
Saturday
8 AM2:30 PM
Sunday
Closed

Our Services

You should love your smile! Southgate Dental Centre can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted with esthetic dentistry. Ask us about our whitening and veneer services!

Esthetic Dentistry

If you have a broken or weak tooth, it may need a little TLC. Dental crowns improve the look, shape, and function of damaged teeth. Ask us about our restorative dentistry at Southgate Dental.

Crowns

Straighten your smile with Invisalign! This revolutionary aligner is a clear, affordable alternative to traditional braces and is suitable for patients of all ages. Ask us how Invisalign can help you.

Invisalign

At some point, you may need dental surgery. From tooth extractions to root canals, you can trust your experienced surgical team at Southgate Dental. Ask us how we can make your procedure comfortable.

Dental Surgery

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