The term “root canal” is not normally associated with peaceful and contended images. In reality, a root canal involves little to no discomfort. A root canal is done on a tooth with a diseased nerve and save a tooth along with your smile.
At the core of each tooth is the pulp, where your teeth’s nerves are placed. When the pulp is injured or unhealthy, the tooth can die causing you pain and swelling. The most common causes of an unhealthy pulp are cracking of the teeth or a deep cavity.
|Root Canal Procedure|
With a root canal procedure, the dentist can remove the pulp and can clean the inner part of the tooth and then seal it off to prevent further damage. A crown placed over the tooth is used to further reinforce it.
|A beautiful Restored Smile|
If the tooth is well taken care of, it should last the rest of your life without further procedures. Generally speaking a root canal is a simple procedure that can be done in just one or two visits without the slightest need to be nervous. In the end you are able to keep your tooth and restore your dazzling smile.