Have you had a root canal procedure? You’re not alone. Root canals are one of the most common dental procedures. Nearly 15 million root canals are performed every year in the United States alone. That’s not a good thing! In today’s post we’re going to talk about a subject I’m passionate about: root canal toxicity.
Over 95% of people will experience tooth decay at some point in their lives. In many cases, decay will advance until it infects the interior structure of the tooth, known as the pulp, which is where the nerve and blood vessels live in the root of the tooth. This happens to more than 15 million