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Root Canal Therapy vs. Extraction

Brunette woman smiles in a dental chair before her tooth is saved by root canal therapy

Typically, it’s best to save a tooth when you can. Toot canal treatment is usually chosen over extraction, though there are sometimes valid and necessary reasons for tooth extraction.

A Tooth-Saving Procedure

Unfortunately, root canal treatment has a bad reputation that is rooted in myth and outdated information. It is in fact an incredibly important dental procedure that preserves the integrity of your natural tooth and relieves pain! If you have decay or damage to your tooth that affects the pulp within the tooth, that tooth may be in trouble. That’s where root canal therapy comes in.

Inside Root Canal Therapy

When you get a root canal procedure, Dr. Bailey will numb ...

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Emergency Dentistry in Fredericksburg, VA

Man in a white shirt cringes because of a dental emergency and touches his cheek due to mouth pain

North River Dental Care is open for both routine dental care and dental emergencies in Fredericksburg, VA! If you find yourself experiencing unbearable pain, swelling, bleeding, or have a damaged or knocked-out tooth, please call our office right away for an urgent appointment with our emergency dentist, Dr. Bailey.

In this blog post, we talk about some common emergency services that we provide. You can also check out our emergency page for more information.

Emergency Root Canal Therapy

If your tooth is hurting unbearably, you may need root canal therapy to treat and clean out an infected pulp, the inner layer of your tooth. Please call our office and set up ...

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We Are Open for Dental Emergencies During COVID-19

Announcement to say North River Dental Care is temporarily closed to non-emergency dental care

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, our Fredericksburg dental office is operating under limited hours for dental emergencies only. The safety and health of our patients, our employees, and our community are our top priorities. We will let you know when we are once again able to provide our patients with the quality care and the safe environment that is a hallmark of our practice.

North River Dental Care adheres to the strict safety standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We have always been extremely mindful of our patients' health and ...

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