If you're experiencing tooth pain or have been advised that you need a root canal, we can provide you with comprehensive and comfortable root canal treatment.
Understanding Root Canal Treatment:
Root canal treatment is a procedure done to restore a severely damaged or infected tooth. It involves removing the infected pulp from the tooth, disinfecting the root canal system, and sealing it to prevent further infection. Root canal treatment allows you to preserve your natural tooth, eliminate pain, and regain optimal oral health.
Signs You Might Need a Root Canal:
Persistent toothache or pain
Sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures
Swelling or tenderness in the gums
Discoloration or darkening of the tooth
Prolonged sensitivity to touch or pressure
Recurring or persistent abscess on the gums
The Root Canal Procedure at Rolling Creek Family Dentistry:
At Rolling Creek Family Dentistry, we prioritize your comfort and ensure that your root canal experience is as stress-free as possible.
Here's what you can expect during the procedure:
Examination and Diagnosis: Our dentists will carefully examine your tooth, take digital X-rays if necessary, and evaluate the extent of the damage or infection. Based on their findings, they will determine if root canal is the appropriate treatment for you.
Anesthesia and Sedation: We understand that dental anxiety is common, which is why we offer various sedation options to ensure your comfort during the procedure. Our team will discuss sedation options with you and determine the best approach based on your needs.
Cleaning and Shaping: Our dentists will access the infected pulp chamber, remove the infected or damaged tissue, and clean the root canals thoroughly. They will then shape the canals to prepare them for filling.
Filling and Sealing: After cleaning and shaping, the canals are filled with a biocompatible material called gutta-percha. This material seals the canals to prevent reinfection.
Restoration: In most cases, a tooth that has undergone root canal treatment will require a dental crown to protect and strengthen it. Our dentists will discuss the appropriate restoration options for your specific case.
Post-Treatment Care and Benefits:
Following root canal treatment, you may experience some mild discomfort, which can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication. It's important to continue brushing, flossing, and coming in for regular dental check-ups, to ensure the long-term success of the treatment.
The benefits of root canal treatment include:
Elimination of tooth pain and sensitivity
Preservation of your natural tooth
Restoration of normal biting and chewing function
Protection against further infection or damage
Improvement in overall oral health
Don't let tooth pain or infection compromise your smile and oral health. Contact Rolling Creek Family Dentistry today to schedule an appointment for root canal treatment.
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