Root canals involve removing the infected pulp, or center, of a tooth, as well as cleaning and sealing the area. If left untreated, an infected tooth can cause more than just pain and discomfort – it can cause permanent tooth and gum damage as the infection spreads. You can contact us at 505-327-3331 to set up a consultation with our caring dentists, Drs. Jack Smalley and Dawn Glover, and determine if a root canal in Farmington, New Mexico, is right for you.