Signs You Might Need Root Canal Therapy
Severe Tooth Pain
Decay and infection can extend deep into a tooth where the nerves are, resulting in some serious pain. Even if you may not feel a toothache the whole time, you might feel it when you’re chewing or when you apply some pressure to the area.
Sometimes it’s not pain (or just pain) that a person needing a root canal might feel but tooth sensitivity instead. This sensitivity is easily noticeable when you drink or eat something particularly hot or something quite cold. Then, that sensation lingers for longer than normal.
Darkening of Tooth
Have you seen that one of your teeth is a different color than the others? Sometimes, when a tooth becomes darker, it means that there’s an issue going on inside of it that requires a dentist and root canal treatment to fix.