Root Canal Treatment

What is a root canal?

ا قناة الجذر هي واحدة من إجراءات طب الأسنان الأكثر شيوعا تنفيذ, أكثر من 14 مليون سنويا. هذا علاج بسيط يمكن أن ينقذ أسنانك الطبيعية ومنع بحاجة إلى زراعة الأسنان أو الجسور.

في مركز الأسنان الخاص بك هو اللب. اللب هو عبارة عن مجموعة من الأوعية الدموية التي تساعد على بناء الأسنان المحيطة. يمكن أن يكون سبب إصابة اللب من الصدمة إلى الأسنان, تسوس عميق, الشقوق ورقائق, أو تكرار إجراءات طب الأسنان. يمكن التعرف على أعراض العدوى كما إصابات ظاهرة أو تورم الأسنان, sensitivity to temperature or pain in the tooth and gums.

إذا كنت تواجه أي من هذه الأعراض, your dentist will most likely recommend non-surgical treatment to eliminate the diseased pulp. This injured pulp is removed and the root canal system is thoroughly cleaned and sealed. Root canal therapy usually involves local anesthesia and may be completed in one or more visits depending on the treatment required. Success for this type of treatment occurs in about 90% of cases. If your tooth is not amenable to endodontic treatment or the chance of success is unfavorable, you will be informed at the time of consultation or when a complication becomes evident during or after treatment. الدكتور. Pascal and الدكتور. فيرما use local anesthesia to eliminate discomfort. In addition, we will provide nitrous oxide analgesia, if indicated. You will be able to drive home after your treatment, and you probably will be comfortable returning to your normal routine.

An example of a healthy tooth
Healthy Tooth
A tooth anatomy diagram highlighting pulp dentin and canal
Tooth Anatomy
A visual of tooth inflammation showing tooth decay and a inflamed pulp
A representation of a tooth with its canals cleaned
Cleaned Canals
An illustration of root canal filling of a tooth
Filling Placed
An example of a tooth healed by root canal therapy
Healed Tooth

What happens after treatment?

When your root canal therapy has been completed, a record of your treatment will be sent to your restorative dentist. You should contact their office for a follow-up restoration within a few weeks of completion at our office. Your restorative dentist will decide on what type of restoration is necessary to protect your tooth. It is rare for endodontic patients to experience complications after routine endodontic treatment or microsurgery. If a problem does occur, however, we are available at all times to respond. To prevent further decay, continue to practice good dental hygiene.

How much will a root canal cost?

The cost associated with root canals can vary depending on factors such as the severity of damage to the affected tooth and which tooth is affected. In general, endodontic treatment is much less expensive than tooth removal and replacement with an artificial tooth.