Dental One Associates at Steeplechase
9141 Alaking Court, Suite 107, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Root Canals Can Be the Cure for the Common Toothache


Don’t let dental damage cause you pain when the remedy is right within reach. Root canals may be solution to take away your ache and angst.

What Are Root Canals?

This is a question asked by many people when they’re facing dental pain. Root canals are affordable dental care remedies that both soothe and save millions of teeth each and every year. Root canals are rooted in a specialty called endodontics, which treats the soft pulp in the interior of the tooth. This pulp contains nerves and the blood vessels supporting the tooth. If the pulp becomes inflamed or infected, then root canals are required to remove all of damaged pulp and save the tooth from further trouble. Once the tooth is thoroughly cleaned, it is filled and sealed with a rubber-like substance. Then, a crown is placed on the tooth to restore it to full function.

5 Common Causes for Root Canals

The most common causes for root canals include:

  • Damaged dental crowns
  • A cracked or chipped tooth
  • Deep tooth decay
  • Frequent dental procedures
  • Trauma to the tooth

Root canals are affordable dental care treatments that can save you the time, money, and pain of dealing with later dental problems. Which makes it ironic that root canals are thought to be painful procedures. The truth is that root canals feel similar to getting a filling. This endodontics treatment allows you to preserve your natural teeth and maintain a healthy smile for life.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Capitol Heights, call Dental One Associates at Steeplechase today at (240) 392-3983 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Capitol Heights. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Steeplechase, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates at Steeplechase.

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Patient Reviews
Staff is very. professional and nice
Patricia T.
This office is exceptional. Every time I come here I am treated to a professional experience from Dr. Wilson and his staff. The dental hygienist Dion does a thorough job of making sure that my teeth […]
Ahmad G.
I’ve been coming to this office for quite sometime and I’ve received nothing but excellent care and treatment. Thank you Dental One Staff. Keep it up.
Caryn A.
The staff are always pleasant, you seldom have to wait over 15-20 mins. after your appointment is scheduled and the dental tech always discuss your mouth care and answers your questions.
Ireatha R.
Professional quality service!
William T.
Dr. Wilson, Linne, and the assisting team at the Capitol Heights location were the best. I had several needles for my procedure and felt nothing. I am a 60+ retiree and have had extensive dental work […]
Alice C.
Dental One Associates is great. I love Dr. Wilson, he’s very professional. If you’ve had your teeth cleaned by Dionne, you were in very caring hands. She’s wonderful. The front staff is always […]
Jackie T.
Friendly and great customer service
Jacqueline L.
The whole team starting with the receptionist, hygienist, dentist and biller (Ms. Sheila, Ms. Dionne, Dr. Wilson and Ms. Barbara) are always friendly, courteous, kind, respectful and FRIENDLY. I […]
Tanya G.
Been coming here for many years love the front desk staff. Very pleasant.
Terria M.
My experience was great and I love my dentist.
Jacqueline T.
Excellent customer service the doctor explained each procedure
Anthony H.
The pleasant atmosphere that is fostered in the office.
Devin B.
Dr. Okoro is the most professional dentist I have ever been to. I came to her crying about the tooth pain and my fear of needles, she was able to calm me down, provide an excellent service, and […]
Symone E.
The staff are wonderful and pleasant. They make it a breeze to get all of the services they provide.
Marie B.
The entire staff.
Monique H.
Dr.Okoro and staff was great!!!! I had a procedure done and was in and out. Special thanks Rebecca, she was the total package. Front desk staff was very professional and inviting. Overall great […]
Phillip Y.
Dr. Wilson is the best dentist ever. I hate going to the dentist but he makes it a pain-free pleasant experience. I recently had a root canal and the experience wasn’t nearly bad as I imagined […]
Natalie C.
I was given thorough details concerning my teeth as well as a thorough well-understood explanation of the interventions and treatment I will receive.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (240) 392-3983
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