Reasons why you might need root canal treatment:
- Deep decay
- Repeated dental treatments on the tooth
- Faulty crown
- Crack or chip in the tooth
Endodontic treatment helps you maintain your natural teeth, continue eating foods you like and limits the need for further dental procedures. With proper care, your saved teeth can last a lifetime.
Procedure of root canal treatment is almost painless and leaves you with less discomfort during recovery.
If you've already had root canal treatment and you're experiencing issues again there are other treatment alternatives.
Endodontic Retreatment is procedure when your tooth is reopened and cleaned again. The dentist examines the tooth and looks for additional infections or canals to clean a shape. After placing new filling materials, the tooth is sealed with a temporary filling. Once the tooth is healed, a new crown or other restoration is placed on the tooth to protect it.
Endodontic surgery enables cleaning of hidden root canals, to treat damaged root surface or the surrounding bone of the tooth.