Root canal treatment is basically cleaning and filling of the deeply decayed tooth root.
What’s root canal treatment?
Root canal treatment is basically cleaning and filling of the deeply decayed tooth root. Your dentist may suggest you root canal treatment when the decay in the tooth goes to the nerve canals. If you have an unbearable toothache especially when you drink something hot, that’s a big sign for root canal treatment.
When is root canal treatment needed?
Like mentioned above, you may feel it with extreme pain or sensation before you’re professionally consulted. However, there may be decaying teeth or roots that you don’t feel at all. Your dentist must inform you about how crucial the treatment is , because there are some situations where root canal treatment can not be postponed more than 1 week or the tooth may be lost.
Root canal treatment can be done as a pre-operational treatment or post-operational treatment, as well. A big operation like implant, crowns etc needs healthy root and oral condition, this is what may lead pre-op and post-op root canal treatments.
How does it work?
This endodontic treatment is making a therapy for the infected pulp of a tooth. Root canals and pulp chambers contain blood vessels, nerve tissue and cellular entities. Firstly, the dentist cleans these structures which are mentioned. Secondly, cleaned and decontaminated areas need to be filled properly.
Who should perform root canal treatment?
This endodontic therapy needs to be done by an experienced dentist since it can repeat itself if not done correctly.