So you dentist has told you that you need a root canal treatment. Root canal is one of the most frequently done procedures in a dental clinic. Also, it is very important to know that the root canal treatment does not cause pain but it actually relieves the pain. Before you go ahead with the treatment educate yourself a little bit. Your teeth’s outer layer is enamel followed by hard layer of dentin and below it is sift tissue called as pulp. The pulp has nerves and blood vessels which provide nutrients to the growing tooth. Once tooth is completely grown it can survive without pulp as all the nourishment it needs can be provided by the tissues surrounding it. Root canal treatment in sharjah or dubai can be completed in one or two sittings depending on the condition of the teeth. Once root canal is done, you will have efficient chewing with normal biting force.
Root canal is done if pulp becomes infected or even inflamed. It can happen because of following reasons
- Tooth decay
- Cracked or chipped tooth
- Multiple dental procedures on one tooth
- Improper crowning
- Trauma to tooth
You should never leave the infected pulp as it is because it can lead to abscess formation and various other complications. During root canal treatment, the infected pulp is removed and tooth is cleaned as well as disinfected from inside. The area of the pulp is then filled with a special material and then the treated tooth is covered by crown or filling.
Once the root canal treatment is done the tooth will function as any other tooth. Your natural smile will come back. Root canal treatment also limits various other procedures and is permanent solution. If done properly the treated tooth can last a lifetime.