Root canal therapy, or "endodontics" is a procedure that is used to treat an infected tooth. An abscess can form at the very tip of the root. Usually, but not always, the abscess results in severe pain or swelling.
Dr Minasian is highly trained in this area and will get you out of pain as soon as possible.
When most people hear the words "root canal", they panick. Root canals have a bad reputation. Due to skill, knowledge, modern tools and advanced training, root canal therapy usually painless and a relief from the pain you experienced prior to the treatment.
A root canaled tooth can become very brittle and almost always requires a crown as well, to keep the tooth from breaking.