Saving teeth with Root Canal TreatmentRoot Canal Treatment is the treatment that is used to save a tooth when disease or injury has reached the tooths pulp. It is often the last resort to save the tooth before extraction is necessary. Saving teeth with root canal treatment has become very popular and carries many advantage like comfort, ability to chew efficiently, natural appearance and protecting other teeth against excessive strain or wear. Having a root canal treatment is extremely effective and you will be back to smiling, biting and chewing with ease in no time. Your pain will be relieved and your tooth will be restored to natural.
Repeated dental procedures, cracks or chip in the tooth and any trauma to your tooth may also cause pulp damage, even if the tooth has no visible chips or cracks. If pulp inflammation or infection is left untreated, in can cause unbearable pain, lead to an abscess and can result in loss of your tooth completely.
There is no need to be worried if your dentist informs that root canal treatment is required. The process of root canal treatment involves removing all infection from the within the tooth, carefully cleaning and disinfecting the canal and then medicine is applied. The entire tooth is then restored with a tooth like sealant to prevent any further disease being able to enter. The treatment may take one or two visits to complete. The number of visits will depend on the which tooth is being treated, the overall condition of your tooth and your own personal circumstances.If you are concerned would like further advice, please contact our practice