Root Canal TreatmentDid you just had a dental appointment and your dentist recommended root canal therapy for your condition? We highly suggest that you get a root canal therapy as it can save your teeth from getting extracted or else, you’ll get an orthodontic treatment every year.

RA root canal procedure is not that complicated and it instantly helps to relieve dental pain and saves the tooth from getting extracted. Patients usually need this treatment particularly if they have experienced infection or inflammation in the roots of the teeth. In an RCT, the endodontist who is a specialist for this treatment will get rid of the dental pulp from within, disinfects, cleans, and configures the root canal. Afterwards, a filling is placed so that the space gets sealed in.

A root canal therapy is used for treating infection and inflammation of the roots of the teeth. It can also treat cracked teeth, dying nerves, and even the tooth that is already dead. It can also be used to treat an unsuccessful RCT. In certain situations, it can be used to remove the teeth or the nerves. The decision to have this procedure will depend on the experts listening on your concerns, and after a thorough diagnosis and examination of your oral health.

This treatment can be completed in a couple of appointments. On your second appointment, your specialist will observe how the treatment is progressing and whether it needs additional work. In some cases, a specialist won’t consider using a temporary filling and go directly with a permanent one on the initial visit especially if they are confident with their treatment. In these cases, the recovery period is faster than average.

Early Symptoms which Might Require Root Canal

  • Toothache – that is not going away with home remedies
  • Swelling
  • Infection
  • Extreme sensitivity to cold as well as hot.

Further reading: How much is root canal?

Additional reading: Emergency Root Canal

What Now?

If you have any of the symptoms above, don’t hesitate to give us a call and Schedule an Appointment. During the call, our staff will diagnose your condition based on the symptoms you present and ask if you can come right away. If you are in pain, we provide priority care and apply an ice pack outside the jaw to get rid of the pain. We offer free consultation.

When you come to our office for an appointment, we’ll diagnose the tooth and get x-rays of your teeth to figure out the root cause of the problem. Depending on your diagnosis, you may or may not need an RCT. We may even suggest a less invasive treatment if that’s the best treatment for you.

Only a dentist will be able to accurately diagnose and tell that you’ll need a root canal treatment. Our dentist also have other Endodontics services.