Dr. Chris Forte, DDS
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The Truth About Root Canals

Many patients cringe and become fearful when they are told that they need a root canal. In a sense, this is understandable. Root canals have been built up for years as something painful and complicated, and many of you have probably heard horror stories told by your friends and family.

The truth is, however, that root canals are not painful, have a high success rate, and are typically no more complicated than filling a cavity. In fact, the American Association of Endodontists (root canal specialists) recently conducted a survey and found that people who had never even had a root canal were six times likelier than those who had to describe ...

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