Root Canal Treatment is a treatment that is completed to help save a tooth that is severely infected. During the root canal treatment, the infected tissue which includes the pulp, nerves and infected bacteria are removed. The pulp area of the tooth is the living tissue within the tooth that has become infected.
To have this treatment completed, it involves a number of appointments. During the time in between these appointments we will do our best to help with the pain you are experiencing such as prescribing you pain relief medication.
Firstly, the dentist will take an x-ray of your tooth to see how infected the area is. A local anesthesia will be used to numb the area so you do not experience any pain throughout the procedure.
The next step includes the infected tissue being removed. The inside and remainder tissue will be cleaned out and disinfected. The dentist will ensure all infected bacteria has been removed. We will then make another appointment for you so that the tooth can be sealed.
Once the tooth area has been cleaned, it will then be sealed to prevent any further infection returning. The material the dentist will use to seal the tooth is called gutta-percha, it is a rubber like material.
The final stage of root canal treatment is the placement of a crown or a filling. This will help restore the tooth. When the crown or filling has healed correctly the tooth will function like any other regular tooth you have.
After your treatment, our dentist will give you instructions on how to care for your tooth. These are very important to follow. Regular check ups and good oral hygiene are vital to follow to ensure you will not need another root canal treatment!!
If you are worried about the cost of a root canal treatment in Perth, we are extremely price friendly and also offer payment options.
If you have any questions feel free to call us on 0894403654 or pop us an email to email@example.com, we will be happy to book you in for a consultation with one of our dentists.