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Dr. Tim Kelly

Dentist

Dr. Tim Kelly is a Dentist practicing in Rapid City, South Dakota. Dr. Kelly specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Tim Kelly
  • Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Creighton University School of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

Do root canals happen more often as you age?

Yes, but no, there is no correlation between root canals and age. But there is correlation with amount and frequency of cavities fillings and crowns and amount of work done ton READ MORE
Yes, but no, there is no correlation between root canals and age. But there is correlation with amount and frequency of cavities fillings and crowns and amount of work done ton that particular tooth over the years. So, if you take good care of your teeth and get fewer cavities and gum disease by good prevention, you will have less root canals for the most part; there are a few exceptions such as trauma to the teeth.