Root Canal Treatment

Years ago, teeth with diseased or injured pulp were extracted. Now a days, Root Canal Therapy saves the tooth structure and treats the tooth instead. Root canal treatment is required when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection. This treatment can save your natural tooth.

Symptoms

  • Severe toothache
  • Gum abscess
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Swelling and irritation of the surrounding tissue
  • Signs of infection visible through dental x-ray

Reason of root canal

  • Injury or trauma to the tooth such as severe knock recent or old
  • Deep cavity
  • Cracked tooth

Procedure

Root canal therapy involves opening the tooth, removing the damaged pulp, cleaning the canals and sealing the tooth. Depending upon how much infection there is in the injured tooth, your dentist may put you on antibiotics before this procedure. This process may involve couple of visits.