When a tooth’s decay is left untreated, it can progress into the root of the tooth, causing severe pain and infection. Once the decay has reached this point, Drs. Scott, and Cope will most likely need to perform more than minimal treatments; the most common treatment for this situation is a root canal. You can learn more about the steps that we take when performing a root canal in The Woodlands, Texas, and you can make an appointment with our dentists by calling 281-363-3308. We look forward to relieving your pain and renewing your oral health.