Dental One Associates of Fredericksburg
201 Park Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Root Canals – Affordable Dental Care for Damaged Teeth

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Many people think tooth extraction is the least painful and most affordable dental care option to treat a badly diseased tooth, but keeping your natural teeth is always best. Root canal therapy is a preferable alternative to losing and replacing your permanent teeth and, in the long run, it costs less. Root canals save an average of 17 million teeth every year. The procedure is fairly simple; the diseased pulp is removed from the tooth’s interior and the roots are hollowed out and cleaned. The roots are then filled with a flexible filling material that will prevent reinfection and pain. 



4 Signs You May Need a Root Canal

Your tooth can become inflamed and infected from severe tooth decay, cracks or chips, leaky or failing restorations, or direct trauma. Once the tooth’s pulp is affected, it begins to die. This causes significant pain and other symptoms. Signs of a severely diseased or damaged tooth that may need a root canal include the following:

  1. Pain that may be mild or severe
  2. Dark tooth discoloration indicating decay
  3. Swelling and soreness in the gums surrounding the tooth
  4. Visible signs of infection on a dental x-ray

What About Root Canal Pain?

Root canal procedures are no more painful than getting a filling. With today’s modern anesthetic options and dentists who are more aware of patient anxiety, there is no reason to fear getting a root canal. Don’t let the myth of root canal pain scare you away; they are an effective and affordable dental care option. See a specialist in endodontics in Fredericksburg to restore normal function and relieve pain.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Fredericksburg, call Dental One Associates of Fredericksburg today at (540) 765-4655 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Fredericksburg. With 6 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Fredericksburg, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Fredericksburg.

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Patient Reviews
Tyshia has always done excellent work on me over the many years. Very gentle and thorough. Dr. Mohammed and his excellent Staff did the best root canal I’ve ever received. He is a fast worker and […]
James R.
Very helpful, caring, friendly staff
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Friendly staff and fast service.
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Very happy with this dentist
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Reliable and skilled dentist, oral surgeon, and others
Gale T.
Very professional, gave me the price up front, dentist was personable and friendly.
Stephen R.
Love the staff
Elizabeth W.
I had a good experience on my first visit there. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.
Teresa D.
Great service from front desk all the way to the back office, quote, options for payment then the actual work, first Doc was trying to save my tooth but found it too far gone, moved to the next […]
Misheck M.
The procedure went very well and they took good care of me.
Jeff M.
I was afraid of all dentist until I came to Dentist one associate. I was pain free well just a little but there my go to dentist office now
Billy S.
My last visit to a dentist was 2yrs ago and my experience was so bad that i didn’t want to even see another dentist. I am a new patient and was surprised with the care that the doctor and staff […]
Cora A.
Excellent, friendly service and value.
John D.
Good service. Always flexible for scheduling. Friendly staff. Good dental work.
Joel A.
Staff have been competent. I think procedures have been performed pretty well.
John C.
Everyone was very friendly. My 3 year old had a great experience.
Jase Q.
This is a great practice. The staff is very professional, and the dentist took time to explain what my regular dentist did not.
Kreative B.
My daughter recommended this office and I am glad I went. Great doctor and awesome staff.
Sheral M.
Well with me walking in about 24 hours before my scheduled appointment for the first step in getting another tooth crowned and you all took me pretty much immediately, I’d say that’s star […]
William B.
Everyone in the office was friendly and understanding. I had the date wrong for my appointment but they managed to get me in that day.
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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