Root canal treatment is a common dental procedure that can save a tooth from extraction. Despite its reputation for being painful, advances in dental technology have made the procedure relatively painless and highly effective. At Queensway Dental Practice, we offer root canal treatment to patients who require it.
What is Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal treatment is a procedure that involves removing the infected or inflamed pulp from the inside of a tooth. The pulp is the soft tissue that contains nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. When the pulp becomes infected or inflamed, it can cause pain, swelling, and even an abscess if left untreated. Root canal treatment removes the infected or inflamed pulp, cleans and disinfects the inside of the tooth, and seals it with a filling.
Why is Root Canal Treatment Necessary?
Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp inside a tooth becomes infected or inflamed. This can happen due to deep decay, a crack or chip in the tooth, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, or trauma to the tooth. If left untreated, an infected or inflamed pulp can cause pain, swelling, and even an abscess. Root canal treatment can save the tooth and prevent the need for extraction.
What to Expect During Root Canal Treatment?
At Queensway Dental Practice, we strive to make the root canal treatment experience as comfortable as possible for our patients. Before the procedure, we will numb the area around the tooth with a local anesthetic. We also offer sedation dentistry options for patients who experience anxiety or fear during dental procedures.
During the procedure, our experienced dentist will create a small hole in the top of the tooth to access the infected or inflamed pulp. They will then use specialized tools to remove the pulp and clean the inside of the tooth. Once the tooth is clean and disinfected, the dentist will fill it with a filling material and seal it. In some cases, a dental crown may be placed on top of the tooth to protect it and restore its function.
After the procedure, it is normal to experience some discomfort or sensitivity in the treated tooth. This should subside within a few days. We will provide you with aftercare instructions to ensure a smooth and comfortable recovery.
Why Choose Queensway Dental Practice for Root Canal Treatment?
At Queensway Dental Practice, we have a team of experienced dentists who are highly skilled in performing root canal treatment. We use the latest dental technology and techniques to ensure a comfortable and effective procedure. Our practice also offers sedation dentistry options for patients who experience anxiety or fear during dental procedures. We prioritize patient comfort and satisfaction, and we are committed to helping you maintain a healthy and beautiful smile.
If you require root canal treatment, schedule an appointment with us at Queensway Dental Practice. We will provide you with a thorough examination and personalized treatment plan to meet your needs. Contact us today to book your appointment.