Dental Anesthesia Associates,
Linwood Office

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Non Surgical Root Canal

 

What is a root canal?

A root canal is among the most common dentistry treatments performed, well over fourteen million/year. This simple procedure can protect your natural teeth and prevent the need of bridges and dental implants.
At the center of your tooth is pulp. Pulp is a set of blood vessels which helps to build the surrounding tooth. Infection of the pulp can be caused by deep decay, trauma to the tooth, cracks and chips, or repeated dental procedures. Symptoms of the infection can be identified as swelling of the tooth or visible injury, pain in the tooth and gums, sensitivity to temperature or pain in the tooth and gums.

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How is a root canal performed?

In case you have any of these signs, your dentist will probably suggest non surgical treatment to get rid of the diseased pulp. This therapy generally involves local anesthesia and could be completed in one or more trips based on the treatment needed. Success for this particular treatment type occurs in about ninety percent of cases. When your tooth isn’t amenable to endodontic treatment or the chance or of success is unfavorable, you’ll be informed during the consultation or even when a complication becomes apparent during or after treatment.
We use local anesthesia to eliminate discomfort. Additionally, we will provide nitrous oxide analgesia if indicated. You can drive home after your treatment, and you most likely will be comfortable returning to your normal routine .

What happens after root canal treatment?

When your root canal treatment has been completed, a record of your treatment will be delivered to your restorative dentist. You must contact their office for a follow-up restoration within a few weeks of completion at our office.Your restorative dentist will decide on what type of restoration is essential to protect your tooth. It’s uncommon for endodontic patients to experience complications after regular endodontic treatment or microsurgery. If an issue does occur, nonetheless, we’re offered at all times to respond. In order to avoid additional decay, continue practicing good dental hygiene.

How much will root canal treatment cost?

The price associated with this procedure can vary based on factors like the severity of the damage to the damage tooth and which tooth is affected. Generally, endodontic treatment is a lot less costly as compared to tooth removal and replacement with an artificial tooth.