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Dental Pulp Trivia | What is dental pulp and why is root canal therapy sometimes necessary?

Approximately 15 million root canal treatments (RCT) are performed each year. It’s no secret that this procedure can save your natural tooth by removing the infected pulp inside. What is dental pulp you ask? Dental pulp is the center part of a tooth comprised of connective tissue, blood vessels, and cells. If this gets infected […]

Why do I need a Root Canal?

Why do I need a Root Canal? Knowing what to expect Oh no! You’ve heard those dreaded words – You need a root canal. While Drs. Hochberg and Diora understand that everyone prefers to avoid dental treatment due to concerns that it will hurt, for many patients root canal therapy actually alleviates the pain caused […]