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Root Canals

Root canals are a common procedure to treat damaged and diseased teeth. A root canal is similar to a filling and is usually completed in one to two visits.

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In a world of corporate takeovers – even in the dental industry – it's nice to know that you can still find excellent patient care that exceeds expectations from a locally owned practice and a team of top doctors, beholden only to you, the patient.
We specialize in a full range of dental procedures, from General and Emergency Dentistry to Cosmetic and Restorative Treatments – virtually everything you need for a more healthy, whiter, beautiful smile to make you more attractive, boost your self-confidence, and literally add years to your life. 
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General, Cosmetic, and Restorative Dentists

With deep, comprehensive dental knowledge, our doctors and team of dental professionals are prepared to solve the most complex dental problems all under one roof. We can also take care of your everyday needs. 

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about root canals

What is a Root Canal?
Root canals are virtually painless and very effective. Most people are able to go back to school or work the same day, although numbness from the anesthesia takes a few hours to wear off.

Once you have a root canal, you’ll notice better chewing, sensation, appearance, and protection from wear on other teeth.
A root canal consists of removing the inside of your tooth including the pulp, root and other tissue then cleaned and disinfected. Afterwards, the tooth is filled and sealed with a rubber like compound. Afterwards, the tooth gets a crown or a filling completing the root canal.

Only your dentist can say if you need a root canal or if there is another issue. if you’re experiencing pain while chewing or biting, chipped or cracked teeth, lingering sensitivity, swollen and tender gums, or decay of gums, then you’ll need to visit your dentist soon.

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Brickyard Dental Group
122 North Brickyard Road
Columbia, SC 29223
Monday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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