Can you think of some old sayings or terms that have absolutely no meaning in modern day America? For instance, your grandmother may still refer to your refrigerator as an icebox even though the iceman hasn’t “cometh” since the 1930’s. Or how about those of us who still insist we’re buying an album or cassette tape instead of a CD?
We here at Southern Arizona Endodontics would like very much to clear up the misconception of one old saying in particular: “It’s not as bad as getting a root canal!” Root canal procedures have come a long way since your grandfather may have had one, and yet it’s still getting bad press! These days a root canal procedure is not much more involved than getting a cavity filled. With the modern procedures, technologies and materials available, getting a root canal is nothing to fret about — so let’s clear up a few of those archaic misconceptions!