Single visit root canal
With advanced dental technology root canal treatment procedures are done in a single visit and is less time consuming. A root canal treatment is advised when the vital portion of the tooth which contains blood vessels and nerves i.e the pulp is infected. Every 14 million cases of root canal treatment is done around the world. Root canal treatment is a simple procedure that can save your normal tooth and prevents the need of implants and bridges.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A TOOTH INFECTION
- Sensitivity to hot or cold food
- Swelling near the tooth
- Pain on biting
- Discoloration of the tooth
HOW IS A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT DONE ?
If you experience any of these symptoms, your dentist will most likely recommend non-surgical treatment to eliminate the diseased pulp. This injured pulp is removed and the root canal system is thoroughly cleaned and sealed. This therapy usually involves local anesthesia and may be completed in one or more visits depending on the treatment required.
what happens after a root canal treatment?
Once the root canal treatment is done depending upon the decay caused previously your dentist will decide which type of restoration will be required for your tooth. A crown is suggested onto the root canal treated tooth to regain its previous form both structure and function wise.