Save Your Tooth with Root Canal Treatment!

by | Mar 27, 2023 | Root Canal Treatment

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Infected teeth can occasionally become slowly infected and without any pain.

The dentist could suggest a root canal procedure to prevent infection and tooth extraction.

The dentist may advise a root canal even if you are not experiencing tooth discomfort. The goal is to extend the natural tooth’s life as much as possible to keep working.

How Does Root Canal Treatment Save Your Tooth?

When the pulp within your tooth (which becomes inflamed or infected due to deep decay, recurrent dental procedures, defective crowns, or a crack or chip in the tooth), endodontic or root canal treatment is required, even if there are no apparent chips or fissures in the tooth, trauma can nevertheless cause pulp injury. Untreated pulp inflammation and infection can hurt or result in an abscess.

The inflamed or infected pulp is removed during a root canal or other endodontic procedure.

The inside of the tooth is then thoroughly cleansed and sanitised before being filled and sealed with gutta-percha, a substance resembling rubber.

After that, the tooth is protected by a crown or filling and is healed to continue functioning normally.

You can keep your natural smile, eat the foods you enjoy, and limit the need for future dental work with root canal therapy. Most teeth that have received root canal therapy can survive a lifetime with proper maintenance.

What Are the Signs that You Need a Root Canal Treatment?

Indicators of a tooth infection show that a root canal may be necessary. There are some symptoms to watch for, and they are apparent.

These include:

  • Hot or cold sensitivity
  • Swollen, tender gums
  • Sores on the gums
  • Gum and tooth pain
  • Tooth or gum stains
  • cracked or damaged tooth

A dental infection cannot be “waited out,” and doing so would be foolish. Because they believe the issue will resolve itself naturally, many people put off getting help.

Your chance of tooth decay and infection spread increases the longer you put off getting a root canal. It’s preferable to go to the dentist immediately and have the problem fixed.

Why Root Canal Therapy?

The loss of a tooth can be emotionally upsetting, and the options for replacement can be much more costly than the root canal itself.

If a tooth is lost and not replaced, it can cause bone loss, tooth mobility, a collapsing bite, and cosmetic issues. We aim to give the most effective methods for preserving your natural teeth.

If you are having dental discomfort, please contact us to book an appointment. We can advise you on whether root canal therapy is appropriate for you.

Keep Your Teeth Healthy!

Always remember that preventing the issue is always preferable to seek a solution! Root canals aren’t necessary for healthy teeth, so maintain brushing and flossing twice daily, limit your sugary beverage intake, and keep your teeth healthy.

Root Canal Treatment at Casula Dental Care

If you experience extreme tooth pain, visit your Casula dentist as soon as possible. We can restore and save your teeth with root canal treatment before it gets out of hand.

Casula Dental Care is a family-friendly dental clinic welcoming patients of all ages in Casula and the surrounding areas.

Visit your Casula dentist today!

Call us at (02) 919 99695 or request your appointment online.

Visit us at Shop 17A Casula Mall, 1 Ingham Drive in Casula.

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