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Clarkson Dental Group
1748 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Do root canals hurt?

The root canal treatment does not hurt.   The pain symptoms causing the need for root canal treatment can cause a very painful toothache.  Upon completion of a root canal, you will be able to use the tooth pain-free.  The use of today’s modern local anesthetics, and in some cases in-office IV sedation, will ensure you have the pain-free experience.

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We are open and ready to welcome you back! Please read our reopening letter here.  Do you have a question or concern about your dental appointment during COVID-19? Please refer to our page about dental emergencies during COVID-19, our blog about how to reduce the spread of the virus, and our FAQ about the safety of your dental appointment. Dr. Mahlin, Caleb, Jerri, Kim, Nikki and Pat.