Root canal therapy is performed to remove infection and decay that has reached the inner portions of the tooth. Our dentist often recommend root canal treatment as an alternative to tooth extraction so that you can continue to enjoy your original teeth. We welcome you to call The Dental Care Center at 816-941-7788 for more information about root canal therapy in Kansas City, Missouri, and to make your appointment with Dr. Gregory A. Stiver or Dr. Kurlbaum.