If you currently have, or ever had, a deep cavity or tooth infection, you know just how painful they can be. The aching pain and sensitivity make eating, drinking, talking, and even thinking challenging. The solution to pain relief is professional treatment for root canals in Canterbury by EDentist.
Root canal treatment can restore health and function while preventing future oral issues. Call EDentist Canterbury today to schedule a consultation.
Root canal infections cause discomfort, severe tooth pain, swelling in the gums and jawline, and sensitivity or pain to hot and cold temperatures. Root canal treatment relieves the pain and discomfort of an infected or damaged tooth and restores the function and appearance of the teeth. Perhaps more importantly, dental treatment can prevent the infection from worsening, spreading, and leading to further oral issues.
An untreated root canal infection can spread to your jaw and the tissues surrounding the infected tooth. It can result in dangerous gum disease and possibly life-threatening situations. If you don’t receive root canal treatment in time, you’ll need to have a dentist pull the tooth or provide expensive advanced surgical treatment. Root canal treatment is your best option.
The EDentist Canterbury root canal treatment procedure begins with a professional consultation. We’ll look at the root canal’s severity and detail the treatment steps to ensure your comfort. These dental procedures typically require several appointments. During your first visit, your dentist will remove any damaged nerve tissue and fill the roots of the tooth with an antibiotic. The next visit involves shaping the canals to prepare for the filling material, which protects the tooth from further damage or infection.
A few weeks later, we’ll check on your tooth one last time to ensure we’ve eliminated the infection. The dentist will cap the tooth with a crown or filling to strengthen it. Your exact number of visits can vary based on the severity of your root canal. We may combine two or three steps for less significant infections during one visit. Following the treatment, you may feel soreness or sensitivity that should shortly subside, and over-the-counter pain medication can help.
If you’re feeling any of the symptoms of an infected root canal, like toothaches, schedule an initial consultation with the experts at EDentist Canterbury. We’ll examine your tooth to ensure that root canal treatment is the proper procedure and to see the severity of the infection. We’ll also talk through payment options. Though most insurance policies cover the treatment, we understand that all plans differ. If your insurance plan does not cover part of the root canal treatment, you can pay in separate instalments or set up a payment plan that works for you.
Don’t wait until your root canal worsens. Relieve your pain and restore your tooth’s function and appearance with professional treatment. Contact EDentist Canterbury today to set up your consultation.
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