3 Things Parents Should Know About a Pulpotomy

3 Things Parents Should Know About a Pulpotomy

Contact our dental clinic in Gun Barrel City, TX if you've got questions

A pulpotomy, also known as a baby root canal, involves removing the pulp of a decaying tooth to prevent infection and alleviate pain. If your child needs this procedure done, then make an appointment at Children's Dental Depot in Gun Barrel City, TX.

Your child's dentist will walk you through the procedure and answer your questions. It's important to know that pulpotomies...

  1. Are quick procedures that are 90% successful
  2. Can reduce or eliminate your child's tooth pain
  3. Will preserve your child's tooth until it's ready to fall out
Contact our dental clinic today to make an appointment.

What's an alternative to a pulpotomy?

If the tooth has been badly damaged, we can extract it and place a space maintainer to make room for your child's permanent tooth. However, we recommend saving the baby tooth if we can to leave proper spacing for the permanent tooth.

To schedule your child's pulpotomy, contact our dental clinic in Gun Barrel City, TX today.