Our dentists may recommend root canal treatment if the nerves or pulp of your tooth develop decay or infection. Root canals are often preferred to extraction as they can save the tooth and enable you to avoid the need for more extensive restorative care. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mario Samaniego and associates and learn more about the benefits of root canal therapy in Las Cruces, New Mexico, please contact Las Cruces Dental Associates at 575-523-1479.