Endodontic treatment for tooth

Novadent advanced poly dental care centre

When is root canal treatment required?

Root canal treatment is required when the pulp becomes infected or inflamed. The inflammation or infection may due to

· Deep decay

· Repeated dental procedures on the tooth

· Faulty crowns

· An injury to a tooth

· Crack in the tooth

· Trauma to a tooth

How does root canal treatment save your tooth?

Root canal treatment involves

· Removal of infected or inflamed pulp

· Tooth is carefully cleaned (cleans and shapes the inside of the root canal)

· Tooth is then disinfected

· Tooth is filled and sealed with gutta percha (rubber like material)

· Tooth is then restored by crown for protection

After restoration, this tooth can function like other tooth.

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Signs for an endodontic treatment

· Tooth Pain

· Prolonged sensitivity to heat or cold

· Tenderness to touch and chewing

· Discoloration of the tooth

· Swelling in nearby area

Advantages of endodontic treatment

1. Efficient chewing

2. Normal biting force and sensation

3. Natural appearance

4. Protects other teeth from excessive wear or strain

5. Helps to maintain your natural smile

6. You can eat the food you love