Root Canal Treatment

 

 

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT

1. After the tooth is anesthetized an opening is made through the crown into the pulp chamber.

2. The length of the root canals is determined.

3. Unhealthy pulp is removed. Canals are cleaned, enlarged and shaped.

4. Canals are filled and sealed. A metal post may be added for structural support or to retain restorative materials.

5. The tooth is sealed with a temporary filling. Usually a gold or porcelain crown adds further protection.

Is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. Root canal procedures are performed when the nerve of the tooth becomes infected or the pulp becomes damaged. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp is removed and theĀ  inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed….

 
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