Bacteria can reach the pulp of your tooth through a cavity or crack too small to be easily detected. The resulting infection can lead to discomfort, swelling and even problems for your overall health. An extraction may be necessary if the problem is not resolved. At the first sign of a tooth pain or sensitivity, call Park Avenue Dentistry at 386-423-7770 for your appointment with our dentist. Dr. Stephen Lester can see you for a visit for a root canal treatment in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.