Bhavin Patel, D.D.S.

Dr. Bhavin Patel is a Prosthodontist (Specialty #5984) - a specialist in aesthetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry.  
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Dentist - Galloway
529 S. New York Rd.
Galloway, NJ 08205
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By Seaview Dental Arts
December 23, 2019
Category: Oral Health
Tags: root canal  

When you are experiencing tooth pain, it can be hard to feel like smiling. While many of us experience some discomfort in our teeth at times, persistent pain or sensitivity likely indicates that a trip to the dentist for a root canal is in order.

Here at Seaview Dental Arts in Galloway, NJ, your dentists, Drs. Bhavin Patel, Daniel Ciechanowski, and Walter Finken are experts at performing root canals and can have you back to grinning in no time! Read on to learn if you could benefit from a root canal at our Galloway office.

What are the signs that I need a root canal?

  • Your tooth is severely damaged or consumed by extensive decay
  • You are experiencing extreme sensitivity when consuming food and drink that is hot, cold, or sugary
  • Simply chewing causes pain
  • You have tender/swollen gums or bumps along the gum tissue
  • Gums that have darkened in color

What happens during a root canal?

A root canal restores the health of your tooth so it doesn't need to be removed. To start, your Galloway dentist will put you under anesthesia so that you are as comfortable as possible during the treatment. Next, your dentist will clean out the bacteria that has grown in your tooth, thoroughly disinfecting it in the process. Finally, the tooth is filled (similar to the process of having a normal cavity filled) and sealed to keep your tooth healthy and protected.

Following your root canal, you may experience some aching or soreness, but this should dissipate within a couple of days. Post recovery, you'll be able to enjoy all your favorite foods again, pain-free, and have a smile back on your face!

Need dental work? Give us a call

To learn more about root canals and whether the procedure is right for you, call Seaview Dental Arts in Galloway at 609-652-9020.

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529 S. New York Rd.,
Galloway, NJ 08205
(609) 652-9020

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