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If You’re Looking for Alternatives to Root Canals, Start Here

Openshaw, R. (2019, September 12). If you’re looking for Alternatives for Root Canal, Start Here. Green Smoothie Girl. https://greensmoothiegirl.com/alternatives-root-canal/

Has your dentist told you that you need a root canal? Before deciding what’s right for you, it’s important to know that you do have choices. Alternatives to root canals do exist, and they may be a better fit for you. Part of achieving optimal health is being proactive in your own health plan, and to do so requires knowledge of all your options. This article discusses the definition of a root canal as well as the benefits and downsides to having one.

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