Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

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 Dalton to restore normal function and relieve pain.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Dalton, call Drs. Grant and Conger today at (706) 847-4165 or make an appointment.

Drs. Grant and Conger offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Dalton. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Grant and Conger, 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 Drs. Grant and Conger.

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Patient Reviews
I have been a patient at Dr. Grant’s since 1976 and have always had great work on my teeth there and Dr. Grant and staff are wonderful and friendly always to me and my family who also are patients […]
Peggy C.
I have been going to Dr. Grant for years with my family and always received warm hospitality. The people here do exceptionally well work. The staff is very kind and willing to help you any way they […]
Coty B.
Everyone at the office makes you feel at home with their friendly smiles. A great staff providing great service!
Melissa E.
Always received good service.
Charles M.
Everyone in the office takes great care of me and listens to my concerns regarding dental treatment. They take the time to asses how I am feeling and if I am okay during each procedure.
Tabitha K.
Standard of care, attentiveness, friendliness.
Npcarl G.
Great staff!! very quick service
Tehmia S.
I love Dr. Grant and his amazing staff. Of all the doctors I’ve ever been to I prefer my dentist. I can not thank them enough for my smile :)
David M.
Staff is very friendly as well as professional.
Jerry F.
Everyone is wonderful. From beginning to end!
Shelia W.
Everyone is so sweet … They do great job
Beverly C.
Very genuine and friendly. Also I felt like I was at home and relaxed among friends or family. The dental assistants along with the others that worked there were exceptional. I would recommend anyone […]
Zachary R.
Dr. Grant/Conger has served my family for over 20 years.
Kimberly O.
The dentist and staff have always treated me as if they care about my well-being as well as about my dental care. They are always ready with a smile and are very kind.
Mary W.
Friendly staff!!! Always see smiling faces when I go in the office. Everyone cares about you. Dr. Owens is very personable. Great place to go!!
Amanda M.
Dr. Owens and his assistant Jessica made my crown procedure as easy on me as possible. They told me what was happening with each step and made sure I was not having any discomfort or pain. Everyone […]
Gary M.
Everyone was friendly and showed interest that we were taken care of with least amount of pain possible. Best trip to a dentist ever!
Cody H.
From arrival until departure, all staff treat you like you are part of their family. They show sincere concern for your needs and proper treatment.
Judith D.
You guys are awesome. Make people feel comfortable
Linnea L.
Good and friendly service
Kevin C.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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