Imagine no teeth separating your upper and lower jaws. They would come closer together than they normally would, collapsing on each other. Many people have severe attrition of their teeth, making them smaller and allowing their upper and lower jaws to bite closer together. This is called a collapsed bite.
Root Canals and Other Treatments
Root canals do fail, but in general, they are a great way to save the natural foundation of a tooth. If saving the tooth seems to be the best way to solve your dental needs, then we will recommend and get it done.