Endodontic treatment, also known as root canal treatment therapy, is the treatment for an infected pulp of a tooth.
Our Endodontic treatment in Coral Gables successfully eliminates an infection and protects the tooth from becoming contaminated in the future. According to the American Association of Endodontists, millions of teeth are treated and saved via root canal therapy.
Contrary to what you may have heard, root canals are not meant to torture you! The word root canal therapy may be scary, but don’t be afraid! Root canal therapy is necessary to save teeth that are severely infected. The procedure removes bacteria and dead tissue from inside the infected tooth.
South Gables Dental can effectively treat an infected tooth that needs root canal therapy. You’re in a good hands!
Root canal therapy is generally needed when there is a deep infection inside one of your permanent teeth. Your tooth’s pulp can become infected from an injury or because of an untreated cavity that becomes severely infected. If you do not get treatment for this type of infection, it can become severe enough that your tooth will need to be removed.
Root canal treatment, often performed by an endodontist or dentist, is often a straightforward procedure. Root canal treatment relieves dental pain and saves your teeth from severe infection in the roots of a tooth. During the procedure, an endodontist carefully removes the pulp inside the tooth, disinfects and shapes your root canals, and finishes the job by creating a filling to seal the space.
Endodontists, are dentists that specialize in root canals (in layman’s terms, root canal dentists) They are qualified dentists with training in the care and treatment of tooth pulp and the inner parts of the tooth.
A root canal is generally a four step process:
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