If your tooth has deep decay, it may become infected, inflamed or unhealthy when left untreated. The infection could spread to the surrounding tissues, resulting in an abscess. If you live in Fawkner, you can head to A1 Dental Clinic for root canal treatment. Also called as Endodontic treatment, this root canal therapy involves a straightforward procedure that gives you fast relief from pain caused by tooth decay or injury.
When Do You Need Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp inside the tooth becomes infected or irreversibly damaged. This irreversible damage could be the result of injuries caused by decay, trauma, multiple restorations, etc. Root Canal Treatment is also recommended when you experience any of the following symptoms.
- Discomfort when chewing or biting
- Severe pain accompanied by fever
- Swelling around the tooth
- Sensitivity to hot or cold
- When our dentist has diagnosed the need for a root canal treatment
What Will Happen At My Appointment?
We will examine the x-ray of your tooth to determine the extent of infection or damage. Our endodontist will administer a local anesthetic to numb the teeth. We will open the crown of the tooth, remove the infected pulp and clean the canals. Once the canal has been cleaned thoroughly, we will fill it with root canal filling and sealer. The tooth is checked at your next visit, and when all the infection has been cleared out, we will fill the tooth permanently. After restoration, your tooth will function like other teeth.
What Are The Benefits Of Endodontic Treatment?
Root canal treatment provides countless benefits and they include
- Help you maintain a natural smile.
- Allows you to eat any food you’d like to have.
- Give you a visually appealing result.
- Involve a pain-free procedure.
- Cost-effective and efficient.
If you either have a question or need root canal treatment performed, feel free to call the dentists of A1 Dental Clinic at 03 9359 2070.