2. They Prevent Infections From Spreading
When you need a root canal, it’s because the pulp of your tooth is infected. Without treatment, the infection can spread into your jaw and into your bloodstream. Untreated infections can cause high blood pressure, diabetes, respiratory problems, heart disease, dementia, gastrointestinal problems, and inflammation throughout the body which will decrease your overall health. Root canals can prevent infections from spreading throughout your body.