Roleystone Dental

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Root Canal

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Choosing the dentist that will work best for your family is a big decision. you probably have a number of questions you wish to ask regarding the services we offer and our practice philosophy. We have provided a list of some of the most common questions we receive in our office. If yours didn't make the list, simply give us a call or use our hand contact form to get in touch. We are always here to help!

Root Canal

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

A root canal means that we remove the infected tissue and bacteria inside your tooth's root. We do this by making a tiny access to clean out your tooth and then seal it with an appropriate dental restoration. Root canal therapy can prolong the life of your natural tooth, which is often most beneficial for your health and appearance.

 

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

A root canal is often the only option to save an infected tooth. Root canal therapy can help prevent the need for an extraction by removing the bacteria and diseased tissue from inside your tooth. We will often recommend protecting your root canal tooth with the proper restoration after treatment. With the proper care, root canal therapy can prolong the life of your tooth by years or even decades. Preserving your natural teeth is usually the best way to protect your health and smile.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

The pain associated with root canals often comes from the symptoms, which can be severe and worsen over time. Root canal therapy and anaesthetic techniques have improved considerably and should feel no different than a filling. Most patients find relief with root canal treatment.

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Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.