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Good Luck Getting Through This Video Showing How A Root Canal Is Performed Without Cringing

Where is the anesthesia?

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Before you proceed... WARNING: things might be a little GROSS... for SOME people!

This video of how a root canal is performed was posted back in 2011. But, Interesting Engineering recently reposted it on Facebook and it's giving everyone nightmares.

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First things first, the video claims that an average root canal begins with a standard drill to access the inside of the tooth.

And finally, to make sure that your tooth is as strong as it can be, your dentist may put these awesome posts inside of the tooth. Then a white filling is used to fill in the spaces and hardened with a bright light.

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According to the video, at this point, the tooth may still be in a weakened state and could break with heavy biting.


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