Who does a root canal procedure?

Root canalThe portion of the pulp cavity inside the root of a tooth; the chamber within the root of the tooth that contains the pulp. surgery - who will you be treated by?

If you begin to suffer relentless pain in your teeth then you might have an infection of the rootThe anatomic portion of the tooth that is covered by cementum and is located in the alveolus (socket) where it is attached by the periodontal apparatus; radicular portion of tooth. of a tooth and root canal surgery could be necessary. Infections can occur when you develop cavities in your teeth, mostly due to a poor oral hygiene routine. If these cavities are not dealt with immediately then they can grow and let bacteria inside your tooth. The infection spreads to the pulpConnective tissue containing blood vessels and nerve tissue which occupies the pulp cavity of a tooth. of your tooth and causes a tremendous amount of pain and it is at this point that a root canal surgery is required. 

You can spot an infection if hot and cold foods and drinks are causing sensitivity. Signs that the infection has worsened include swollen gums, pus appearing, bleeding from the gums, discolouration of the tooth or your tooth feeling loose.

Root canal surgery involves the dentist removing the bacteria from the root canal area and then fillingA lay term used for the restoring of lost tooth structure by using materials such as metal, alloy, or porcelain. the tooth and attaching a crownSimple crown procedure utilizing a porcelain crown fused to non-precious metal and not involving complicated prep. on top. In some cases, the tooth can be removed as well.

A dentist will do the root canal surgery meaning if you have regular appointments you will feel at ease with a person you already know. However, an endodontistA dental specialist who limits his/her practice to treating disease and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions. can also undertake the procedure. An endodontist specializes in the teeth’s dental pulp and how to treat and repair it. Either professional will be excellently able to repair the tooth and reduce any swelling or pain you are suffering. There may some discomfort following the treatment, but this will subside after a few days.

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