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At Mid Peninsula Dental Specialists in Los Altos CA, we always endeavor dispel the urban legend regarding painful root canals. While this doesn’t mean that root canals don’t can cause some discomfort, dental advancements in the last few decades have rendered them no different than most other dental procedures.

At our offices, we hold to this ideal, and we take every step to make sure you are comfortable through your whole root canal procedure. And we’re not just asking you to take our word for it! Our team has put together a primer on our process, so you can know exactly what to expect. Check it out below and remember; a root canal might sound scary, but it’s scarier to let the symptoms go untreated.

The Steps To A Root Canal At Our Practice

  1. In-Depth Analysis: When you first walk through our practice’s doors, our team will sit down and discuss all your issues and dental needs. Our professionals are trained in open communication and judgment-free treatment. After this in-depth analysis, we will talk about the options on the table, as well as any positives and negatives associated with them.  This way, you stay in the know about your own dental future and its many possibilities.
  2. Sedation Dentistry: Another step we take before initiating any procedures is discussing sedation options. You can choose the level of awareness and sensitivity you are comfortable with and breeze through your procedure with little to no discomfort.
  3. Smooth Endodontic Procedure: During your root canal, we can provide entertainment options like music. This way, you can keep your mind off of the procedure. As per our standards, we will check-in with you regularly to ensure consistent comfort and relaxation.
  4. Aftercare: After your endodontic treatment, our hygienists will provide you with an easy-to-follow aftercare regimen that will ensure your root canal heals properly.

Mid Peninsula Dental Specialists in Los Altos CA is ready to make your endodontic treatment an easy experience. Patients also come to us for periodontics and dental implants. Contact us today!

Contact Mid-Peninsula Dental Specialists:


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20 1st St, Ste 200
Los Altos, California

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