The first time a patient hears they need a root canal they think it has to be done right away. While some root canals are an emergency situation most have warning signs. If you need a root canal it will require a visit to a Vancouver Endodontist which is a dentist that specializes in damage inside rather than outside of a tooth.

Spontaneous pain is a good indicator when it has no known cause. If you’re experiencing significant it’s the result of the tooth being decayed to the point where the nerve is exposed. Even the smallest exposure can cause severe pain. Changing positions from standing to bending over can alter the severity of the pain. Any sudden, severe pain needs to be looked at by your Dentist or Endodontist immediately.

Another sign might be a pimple on your gums similar to a boil, there could be localized swelling from …