Root Canal Treatment

Inside each of your teeth, there is a mixture of blood vessels and nerves called pulp. Pulp sits inside a space called the pulp chamber and this extends down into the roots of the tooth. The pulp chamber within the root is called the root canal. If the pulp inside the tooth becomes infected, this can spread into the pulp inside the root canal and you may experience severe pain and discomfort.

Root canal treatment can be used to stop the pain and resolve the infection, saving the need for a tooth extraction. Root canal treatment normally requires 2-3 visits depending on the tooth, and how infected it is.

After the root canal treatment, the tooth may need extra protection, as they tend to be weaker structurally. This may be in the form of a crown.

Lower Left Molar Before
Lower Left First Molar before Root Canal Treatment showing signs of infection.
Root Canal Treatment
Root Canal Treatment completed by Dr Munoz (Root Canal Expert).
Lower Left First Molar Healing
Lower Left First Molar showing signs of healing 6 months after Root Canal Treatment.

Sometimes after root canal treatment, you may notice that the tooth becomes slightly discoloured and grey in appearance compared with the adjacent teeth. In this case, internal/external bleaching can be considered.

Root canal treatments at K Dental Studios are undertaken by Cesar Munoz. If you’re experiencing toothache or would like to find out more information about root canal treatment, book an appointment with us today.

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