Root Canal

What is Root Canal Treatment?

Root Canal Treatment is the treatment of choice to save the tooth when a tooth in following situations:

  • Decayed thereby involving the nerve structure / pulp of the tooth.
  • This dental treatment is also recommended in cases of trauma to the tooth leading to fracture and discoloration of tooth.
  • At times elective Root Canal is for aesthetic purposes by a cosmetic dentist if indicated when volume of tooth is disturbing the proposed smile design.
  • In cases of mobile (shaky) teeth in conjunction with gum surgery.
  • When a tooth is sensitive to hot beverages, or painful in the sleeping position it's the time to visit the dentist as it may endangering the nerve of the tooth warranting a root canal treatment.

The Dental Procedure

Nowadays, with advanced techniques single sitting Root Canal is very much possible in our dental clinic to save the patient's precious time.

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure in which infected nerve is removed, cleaned & filled with a rubber like inert material called gutta-percha. The success of this treatment depends on the technique & precision in which the canals are cleaned & filled.

This accuracy can be obtained by the use of advanced filling material which is Thermoplastisized and addresses the crevices & even the minor spaces in the Canal and also the extra canals. (Show them x-ray) ensuring there would not be recurrence of any infection.

Depending upon the severity of decay, the RCT Rxed tooth may need to be supported & strengthen with help of posts - inside the root just like nailing in fractured leg or arm bone. Usually in the back teeth, metal posts are placed, & in front teeth to maintain the esthetics, fibre reinforced posts are placed Root canalled teeth to be crowned or capped depending upon the loss of tooth structure.

Root Canal Treatment at Smiles Forever Dental Clinic

  • Totally painless treatment
  • Normally completed in a single sitting at our Dental Clinic and several root canals can be done in a single sitting, if necessary.
  • Performed by experienced endodontists who exclusively practice root canals.
  • Performed under total isolation of the tooth using advanced dental procedures.