What is Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal treatment is a procedure to relieve dental pain.Teeth consist of nervous tissue, blood vessels and other cellular entities. Together, these constitute the dental pulp. Dental pain occurs as a result of infection or inflammation of dental pulp. Root canal aims at elimination of infected pulp followed by thorough by cleaning, shaping and filling of canals with inert filling material, thereby increasing the longevity of tooth.
Pre Root Canal
Post Root Canal
When do you need root canal treatment?
Before endodontic therapy is administered, an accurate diagnosis of the dental pulp and therefore the surrounding periapical tissues is required.
If you need a root canal, you may notice the following signs:
Tooth sensitivity to hot or cold
Sharp pain while chewing or biting
Chipped or cracked teeth
Pain while lying down