What comes to your mind when your dentist says you need a root canal treatment? Definitely not something you want to get! Right? The words “root canal treatment” itself seems to make patients so afraid. They think it is a very painful procedure. But the reality is very different. With the new advancements of dentistry, now root canal treatment is painless. For a hassle free and painless root canal treatment in Sonipat, visit us at Maxcare Dentals. We are one of the best dental clinics in the area with all the latest equipment.
A root canal is the natural cavity within the roots of the tooth. It consists of pulp (nerves of the tooth). A root canal treatment is the treatment of the tooth root. When there is tooth decay, the pulp gets infected and it causes pain. In such cases a root canal treatment is suggested.
Sometimes, the infection spreads from the gums to the tooth and affects the pulp, which in turn causes pain. In these cases also a root canal treatment is suggested. In root canal treatment, the infected pulp of the tooth is taken out, the cavity is sterilised and sealed with a biocompatible material.
Who needs a root canal treatment?
Have you ever experienced the throbbing pain with swollen gums in a decayed tooth that you ignored for long time because it was not paining? A decayed tooth needs immediate dental visit otherwise the decay goes deeper causing excruciating pain and the inevitable trip to the dentist which usually turns out to be a root canal treatment case.
Such dental conditions, which was earlier considered for extraction, can now be saved by means of a root canal treatment.
What happens if the affected tooth is not treated with a root canal treatment?
If the affected tooth is not treated, it may lead to further infections that can even damage the adjacent teeth.
Root canal treatment is considered a boon to the dental world. Although, it is always advisable to visit your dentist as soon as you get some pain in your teeth, so that we can save that tooth and also protect the adjacent ones from any infections. The earlier you visit us, the better your oral health will be.
Does a root canal treated tooth become weak?
Yes, a root canal treated tooth becomes weak because the tooth needs to cut in order to get rid of the infected pulp. So, after root canal treatment, you should always get the crown done as soon as your dentist suggests it. The crown strengthens the tooth and resists any trauma. If you delay, it might lead to breakage of your teeth.
How many appointments does it take to get a root canal treatment done?
A root canal treatment can take you 1-3 appointments, depending upon the case.