There is much misinformation around root canal treatment. Many are afraid of it, thinking that it is a painful dental procedure, which involves hours of drilling and probing.
At Caringbah Dental Care, we want to correct that misconception. Read on to learn more about how a root canal treatment can help.
A root canal treatment is a dental procedure that saves a tooth from extraction. It is recommended to address a number of tooth problems particularly those that involve the nerve tissue or pulp.
The procedure is almost painless and at the end of the day, relieves pain and prevents the development of other dental issues.
Inside your tooth is a soft area containing pulp. This pulp is made up of living material including blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues.
When bacteria attack the enamel and it is left untreated, the damage can go to the pulp infecting and breaking it down. The bacteria then moves to the pulp chamber resulting in a dental abscess.
If left unattended, the dental abscess can spread to other teeth and into the jawbone. Once a dental abscess develops, it will not go away on its own. Severe damage can lead to tooth extraction.
The following are other causes that can cause damage to the pulp leading to a need for a root canal treatment.
Only your dentist can properly identify an ideal candidate for a root canal treatment. Should you need one, you teeth may have the following symptoms:
The following are the benefits of root canal treatment:
At Caringbah Dental Care, our root canal treatment follows a carefully patterned procedure to ensure success and security. During a root canal treatment, your Caringbah Dental Care dentist will do the following:
Make your move towards optimal oral health today! Don’t endure the pain. Caringbah Dental Care can help!
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