About Root canal treatment

By November 4, 2019 June 26th, 2020 Dental Articles, Root canal

            Root canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth instead of removing it. The procedure involves removing the damaged area of the tooth and cleaning and disinfecting it, then filling and sealing it. Root canal is the term used to describe the natural cavity within the center of tooth. The pulp or pulp chamber is the soft area within the root canal. The common causes affecting the pulp are a cracked tooth, a deep cavity, broken tooth, gum diseases, and repeated to dental treatment to a particular tooth.

A tooth nerve is not vitally important to a tooth’s health and function after the tooth has emerged through the gums. It’s function is sensory to provide the sensation of hot or cold. The presence or absence of a nerve will not affect to the day-to-day functioning of the tooth. The person will at times experience excruciating pain. The pain may subside when the pulp dies, but very often to see a general dentist immediately if experience a toothache or gum pain. One of the great fears about this kind of treatment that will be painful, but the treatment is carried out by a trained dental surgeon should be relativity painless. The root canal treatment is considered to be permanent. If the treatment is not faulty, the results should last a lifetime.

The alternative for a root canal procedure is tooth extraction. It is considered to be a much quicker process of affected tooth will be extracted and removed from its cavities. After a root canal may experience some tooth pain and sensitivity. Be sure to follow a regular oral care routine to maintain crown and avoid future tooth pain. The root canal treatment is considered to be permanent. The common of root canal is decay, damage, disease. A person not eligible for undergoing a root canal is hypertension, diabetes, infections or fever, osteoporosis( the condition where in the bones become brittle and weak), autoimmune diseases, if he/she is taking blood thinning medications.

The possible side effect of root canal procedure: If the grown comes loose, treated tooth will get exposed. In some cases, there is a information of a crack at the root of your treated tooth, which can go unnoticed by your doctor. The crack exposes the area to bacterial infection. It generally does not last for more than a week. In case any bacteria remain, the infection can begin once again.



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