Here is an article on Dear Doctor that addresses some of the common concerns about root canal treatment. It discusses some of the reasons you might need a root canal treatment, problems caused by infection, what to expect, and other common concerns patients have about root canal treatments.
Here is an article on Dear Doctor about tooth pain. It discusses the different types of pain, possible causes, and treatments.
One thing I’ve learned working in this practice, it doesn’t get better on its own. It only gets worse (and the longer you wait, the more expensive the treatment options become). If you’re having tooth pain, get to your dentist!