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Nerve Treatment for Baby Teeth
Portland, OR


Image of a baby about to receive nerve treatment at Portland Children's Dentistry. immediately to determine if a root canal is needed. Harmful bacteria in your mouth can lead to tooth decay and eventually cause infection. This is true for both primary and permanent teeth. If bacteria from a cavity spreads to the blood vessels and nerves that supply the tooth, it can cause pain or infection. Sensitivity, pain, swollen gums, or looseness of a tooth can be signs of an infection.

When to Consider Nerve Treatment


A pulpotomy may be indicated when bacteria gets to the nerves and blood vessels. In this case, the infected tissue is removed and a material is placed that prevents the infection from growing any further. This may be a better option than removing the infected tooth, which could cause spacing and development issues as the child grows.

To learn more, give us Portland Children's Dentistry a call at (503) 477-7130 today.
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Portland Children's Dentistry in Portland, OR
2323 NW Westover Rd
Portland, OR 97210
5216 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97206

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At Portland Children's Dentistry, if you think your child may have an infected tooth, call our office immediately to get nerve treatment for baby teeth. Click to learn more.
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