Afraid to lose damaged teeth from decay, disease or injury?
There’s no need to worry because Root Canal may be the solution for YOU!
Teeth consist of a white enamel and a hard layer called dentin, beneath that is a soft tissue called pulp containing blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. Damage can often cause infection in the pulp and must be treated.
Reasons for damage may include:
Infection or inflammation of the pulp can be caused by the following:
- Repeated dental work to the tooth
- Breakdown of a filling or crown
- A deep cavity
- Gum disease
- Crack or chip in the tooth
- Extreme wear
Symptoms of infection may include:
- Sensitivity to heat or cold
- Tooth discolouration
- Swelling or soreness in the gums surrounding the tooth
Root Canal treatment is used to save a damaged tooth The Root Canal procedure involves the extraction of root nerves from the damaged tooth, the canal cavity is then cleaned and shaped, fillers are then inserted to prevent bacteria from re-entering nerve system.