Advanced Dental Care of Longwood
505 Wekiva Springs Road, Suite 100, Longwood, FL 32779

Feeling Serious Tooth Pain? You May Need a Root Canal

Feeling Serious Tooth Pain? You May Need a Root Canal

Two fateful words in the world of dental care can send any person running in the opposite direction, no matter what their age: root canal. Whether you've heard others' tales or you've experienced one yourself, you might have an idea of what these procedures are like, or think you may be in need of one soon. Essentially, a certain amount of serious pain in your mouth could mean that you might need this type of intensive dental treatment.

If your tooth pain is more serious than a slight twinge every now and then, it might be a result of serious decay or an infection in the tooth pulp or nerve. In these cases, your dentist will often recommend a root canal procedure. First, the dentist will likely take x-rays to determine the level of infection, and then will administer a local anesthetic so that the pain is minimal during the process. Next comes the removal of the rotted pulp, which is essentially the worst part of the process.

Once the process is done, your dentist may give you antibiotics to prevent any infection while your mouth is still sensitive, as well as advise that you take over-the-counter pain medications. While it may be scary, having a healthy set of teeth rather than one that may end up falling out due to decay is a much better end result.

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Patient Reviews
Everyone is very friendly and cares about my dental needs.
Lauren A.
Went in for my first root canal ever. The Dentist talked me through the entire procedure, without ever feeling like he was talking down to me. The assistants, hygienists, and front end staff were all […]
Dan C.
Great experience! Took time to explain everything going on with my teeth. They even take pictures and show you what your teeth look like and what needs to be done. They don’t force any procedures […]
Brett S.
Great dentist and staff!
Bentley S.
The staff is very friendly and makes you feel welcomed. The doctor doesn’t try to do a procedure that you don’t need. Doctor and his assistant take time to explain everything and that your […]
Nilda G.
They are extremely caring and helpful, very thorough, professional, and knowledgeable.
Terri A.
Prompt appointment, compassionate staff, competent dental work.
Debra M.
Excellent dental hygienist and dentist and staff
Dana S.
Great care, and a very knowledgeable doctor. Quick visit and lovely people work there.
Tracy A.
Excellent dentist and staff and hygienist
Damian S.
Sandy and Dr. Quevedo genuinely care about their patients!
Heather S.
Very thorough and personable
Carol V.
Outstanding dental care and the office staff is absolutely wonderful. Highly recommend this practice.
Carol D.
The front desk assistant was so nice and helpful and even threw out a few jokes every now and then it was just a real Pleasant place to be that’s not normal for dentist office very welcoming people
Kimberly B.
The entire staff was friendly and professional! Thank you for a great visit!
Jason J.
Dr. pleasant, knowledgeable, answered my questions, checked my mouth carefully. I didn’t feel rushed. The nurse assistant Esly (sp) was so nice, and gentle taking the exrays. Sandy, the dental […]
Marilyn M.
Professional environment, competence, friendly staff
Von N.
I am a new patient and could not be more pleased with the entire staff and the overall experience. Dr Quevedo, visiting Dr Angulo, Esly, and the Receptionist thank you very much. After researching […]
Alan H.
The quality of service. Lauren is first to help you and the last to thank you.
Dieter B.
Love this dental office. The staff is always nice and accommodating. My hygienist Sandra is great. Dr. Quevedo is also wonderful. Would recommend this office!!
Meghan D.
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  • Monday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (321) 594-2628
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