You’ve heard it said that a trip to the dentist for a root canal treatment is like a walk to the gallows. And you’re probably picturing your local dentist with a tool in hand, edge glinting as if for pure torture.
Well, if that’s what you think it will be like, Castlemaine Smiles Dentist will definitely disappoint you. Because at Castlemaine Smiles Dentist your root canal treatment is more like a visit from the Tooth fairy.
With our latest technology guaranteed to keep you at ease, a root canal is a piece of cake.
What is a Root Canal Treatment?
Endodontic therapy (known as Root Canal) is a treatment intended to save diseased or affected teeth from extraction.
Inside every tooth, is a soft tissue called pulp. This tissue contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue, which nourish the root of your tooth as it undergoes development.
When the pulp is affected by infection or decay, your dentist recommends a root canal treatment.
In a root canal treatment, the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and closed with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha.
Benefits Of Root Canal Treatment
The following are the benefits of having a root canal treatment:
- Pain, spread of infection, abscess formation and damage to the oral bone will be treated.
- Avoids extraction of a damaged or decayed tooth to retain natural teeth.
- Natural biting force and sensation returns.
- Balance is returned hence the other teeth are protected from strain.
Is it necessary to have a root canal treatment?
When infected pulp is left untreated, the bacteria will start to target the tooth. This can lead to a series of unfortunate events beginning with facial swelling which can be both painful and embarrassing.
The bacteria will continue to eat away the tooth and can even affect the surrounding teeth as well.
Further neglect, will totally destroy the pulp affecting the bone structure and eventually cause tooth or teeth loss.
Ancient dentistry would brush this away with an extraction, but your dentists at Castlemaine Smiles Dentist want to save your natural teeth whenever possible. We just don’t give up.
Exceptional Root Canal Treatment at Castlemaine Smiles Dentist
Our top of the line root canal treatment at Castlemaine Smiles Dentist allows you to have the treatment using the latest technology promising a painless procedure. It is just like a simple tooth filling! Give it at least two appointments and all your previous pains will be things of the past and you get to live to tell the tale!
Getting a root canal at Castlemaine Smiles Dentist is relatively painless and extremely effective. You’ll be back to smiling, biting, and chewing with ease in no time.