Root canal is the space inside the tooth that contains a special tissue called pulp, along with blood vessels and nerve tissues. Due to decay or trauma this tissue sometimes gets infected causing pain, swelling and even pus discharge. Earlier this tooth would have to be removed, however now with root canal therapy it can be easily retained lifelong.
Root canal therapy, is a treatment that is done to remove this infected pulp, cleaning and disinfecting the rest of the tooth and then filling and sealing it.
At Dentall Icon, this treatment is done by our highly skilled and experienced hand without any discomfort, and in most cases, in a single sitting.
Root canal treatment treats the inside of a tooth. It is necessary when the pulp is infected, which can be due to a variety of reasons,but mostly due to deep decay.If it is left untreated, it can cause pain or lead to swelling and pus discharge.
Getting this procedure done is often no more uncomfortable than getting a filling done.
The amount of time a procedure takes depends on the type of tooth involved. We estimate your time for single siting RCT at Dentall Icon to last about 1 hour.
In most cases this treatment can be carried out in a single sitting.
Yes. However as root canal treatment is carried out under local anesthesia, it is better to avoid eating till the affect wears off.
As the tooth loses its vitally after the treatment, it becomes weak. Hence to ensure it lasts in your mouth and to prevent it from breaking, cap has to be given.