At Adventure Dental and Orthodontics, we pride ourselves on the effective and compassionate care we provide to our patients, including procedures such as baby root canals. We realize that this is one of the most misunderstood dental procedures, so we’re committed to walking our patients through every step. We also focus on showing them how to properly care for their teeth so that they can avoid another root canal.
You may be wondering why a dentist would recommend a root canal for baby teeth since they fall out on their own eventually. If your child’s tooth has a bacterial infection or inflammation around it, a baby root canal can help save the tooth to avoid premature tooth loss. Premature baby tooth loss can have negative effects on speech development and even alter the position of permanent teeth.
A baby root canal typically consists of:
Our Santa Clarita and Palmdale pediatric dentists completed their education and training at UCLA and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, where they were trained by esteemed professors and given the opportunity to work with children who had extreme and rare conditions. If you’re looking for a specialist with highly honed dental skills, you’ve come to the right practice.