Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Root canal treatment


Years ago when a tooth used to start hurting, or a swelling around it was noticed, the only way out to get relief, was to get rid of them tooth. So dentists used to extract the tooth in question. But now science allows us to save the tooth by a rather painless and easy method called ROOT CANAL TREATMENT
WHEN DOES A TOOTH NEED A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT?
a)       Throbbing pain in the tooth which especially increases on lying in bed at night
b)       Sensation to hot and or cold food/drinks
c)       Swelling around the gum or in the jaw bone
WHY DOES A TOOTH NEED A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT?
Tooth decay if left untreated spreads into the substance of the tooth ultimately infecting the pulp. Once the pulp becomes infected with more bacteria than it can handle, it begins to degenerate. As with any infection there is formation of pus, which tends to get accumulated at the tip of the roots within the jawbone, forming a "pus-pocket" called an abscess. This abscess not only causes pain and swelling but also affects the jawbone.
WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT?
Root canal is the treatment in which the infected pulp is removed from the tooth and the space occupied by it is cleaned and filled with a special filling material.
HOW IS A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT DONE?

a)       In  the first step, an opening is created in order to reach the infected pulp area using a dental drill. After the access is gained, the infected contents of the pulp chamber are carefully removed using special instruments.



 b)       In this step the hollow space which once contained the infected pulp is cleaned and shaped. Cleaning is usually done with the help of saline water and thin dental files. These files are moved along the surface of the root canal making it large and smooth. This procedure not only removes traces of bacteria from the root canal, but also makes the root canal more receptive to the filling that is to follow. ROTARY ENDODONTIC FILES- the recent technology used in root canal treatment includes the use of rotary endodontic files that employ an engine to rotate the endodontic file during root canal treatment. The advantages of rotary endodontics are reduced instrumentation times and fewer files used during the procedure. Commonly Nickel-Titanium files are used because of their greater flexibility which permits increasingly curved roots to be treated.
 


c)     Once the canals have been cleaned with the files, the canals are filled with a special filling material. The purpose of this filling material is to seal the canals and prevent future infections inside the tooth. After the canals have been filled, the tooth is covered by a crown. This protects the now fragile tooth from fracture. 

43 comments:

  1. Thanks for the insight you provide to the readers about root canal treatment. You can avail the best root canal treatment in hyderabad at toothcare dental hospital.

    ReplyDelete
  2. WOW, thanks plenty, this certain may be a facilitate Berkeley Orthodontics

    ReplyDelete
  3. The Best Dentists in Orange County dentist on Yelp. Read about spots like: Smile Solutions Dentistry, Cosmetic and Dental Implant Center, crown and denture, straight teeth without braces, local dentist, extractions, root canal, braces.


    braces

    ReplyDelete
  4. Root CanalBroadway Family Dentistry has been giving dental watch over inhabitants in the Orange County territory for final twenty three years. We are conferred to enhancing your wellness with exhaustive dentistry being a key part of your health.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Thanks in support of sharing such a fastidious thought, I appreciate all of the information aboutroot canal treatment that you have shared. Thank you for the hard work!

    ReplyDelete
  6. I found this is an informative and interesting post so i think so it is very useful and knowledgeable.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Root canal treatment is fundamentally a procedure that is used to repair and save a tooth that has suffered a severe infection or decay.

    ReplyDelete
  8. My teeth have been giving me a lot of problems. Thank you for sharing this post because now I am pretty positive I need to get a root canal. I seriously can't sleep at night because my mouth throbs so bad and I can't have anything hot or cold. I need to make a dentist appointment asap. http://www.stanthonysfamilydentistry.com/

    ReplyDelete
  9. Root canals aim to salvage such traumatized teeth. In such cases where the pulp becomes infected, the nerves within the tooth die and quite often, with a lack of endodontic treatment, the tooth also dies. To understand a root canal therapy procedure, it helps to know about the composition of the tooth. Endodontic treatment is necessary when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. Our dentist offer quality treatment to the patients suffering from various dental issues.

    ReplyDelete
  10. nice post, You explained the idea and process of root canal to the readers. root canal is a sometime pain full procedure if u get a good dentist then its a lot more easy.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Nothing is as good as a natural tooth! And sometimes your natural tooth may need endodontic (root canal) treatment for it to remain a healthy part of your mouth. More info about root canal treatment in Pune

    ReplyDelete
  12. Thank you for sharing your wonderful thoughts with us.. keep it up...

    Betty
    Root Canal in Mumbai

    ReplyDelete
  13. Great post!!!!! All the details of root canal are explained very nicely, thanks for that....

    ReplyDelete
  14. I had a root canal when I was younger, but I was too young to understand what was being done and why. It was good for my mouth and helped me with a serious problem. I am just glad I understand it better now.

    http://www.endodontistjacksonville.com/Services/RootCanalTreatmentsinJacksonvilleFL.aspx

    ReplyDelete
  15. If a tooth’s pulp is injured, damaged, or infected, the nerve within the pulp will die and, unless endodontic treatment (root canal) is performed, the tooth may die as well.
    Root Canal Therapy Hyattsville

    ReplyDelete
  16. Such a great post i see your blog .
    i like your way to give us best knowledge .
    thanks for share . . .

    Veneers in Liverpool | Best dentist in Liverpool

    ReplyDelete
  17. It's really cool to see how the whole process works and how it helps to fix your teeth. I also like how you listed some reasons you might need a root canal. From your description, it sounds like I might be a candidate. I haven't been to the dentist in a while, so it's probably about time to have one look at my teeth to see if anything needs to be done. Thanks for the heads up! http://www.mendelfamilydentistry.com/Cosmetic-Dentistry-New-Castle-PA.html

    ReplyDelete
  18. Thank you for sharing this information. This information is helpful to everyone who need to rootcanel. you have explained idea of rootcanel.root canal treatment in pune

    ReplyDelete
  19. Thanks again for sharing this post. It is really gonna help me to know what is exactly i am expecting from my treatment. I have also read few reviews of the patients about their complete experience so that I know which clinic to look out for.

    ReplyDelete
  20. great share. One of the best dental clinics in India, where in you can get world class treatment is Dentzz dental. I have visited their clinic for my root canal and it was very economical and pain free. You can check Dentzz Review here.

    ReplyDelete
  21. root canal treatment is one of the best procedure to follow up more readers. using different kind of treatment methods via blog is to get aware more people. keep update more dental related things.
    Best Root Canal Treatment In Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  22. Thank you for sharing your article. I was looking out for some guidelines involved in root canal procedure as I want to undergo mine too. I had been through various reviews on Dentist India online to find exact idea and finally found some good info on your blog.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thanks for sharing information on root canal. Avail our root canal treatment in New Jersey who can be helpful for all your dental needs.

      Delete
  23. Absolutely Right best method for treating decayed and cavity tooth. But the most scary part is painful treatment and after pain caused when treatment is done.

    Book an appointment now for painless and affordable root canal treatment at Hungarydentalimplant.co.uk

    ReplyDelete
  24. I haven’t any word to appreciate this post.....Really i am from this post....the person who create this post it was a great human..thanks for shared this with us. dentist Airdrie Alberta

    ReplyDelete
  25. I am very much pleased with the contents have mentioned. I wanted to thank you for this great information about dental care. dentist Airdrie Alberta

    ReplyDelete
  26. Thank you for sharing your wonderful thoughts with us.. keep it up.

    Root Canal Therapy Palmerston North

    ReplyDelete
  27. Very good Information for root canal Treatment.

    Consider all your root canal problems gone! The best way to get rid of them is to have an appointment with Orange County Root Canal and get them fixed.

    ReplyDelete
  28. I am really over whelmed by reading your blog, you have just mentioned about the basics. so please tell about the latest things in root canal procedure.

    Best Root Canal Treatment In Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  29. very well explained in detail about root canal treatment.. thank you for sharing publicly and it might be helpful for people

    ReplyDelete
  30. Very helpful Post. Solve your Dental Problem by the Best Dental Clinic in Bhubaneswar and choose Partha’s Dental Clinic.

    ReplyDelete
  31. Wow great, its a very nice and different post thanks for sharing this kind of post.. Medical Center in Dubai

    ReplyDelete
  32. I am agree with this statement, "Root canal is the treatment in which the infected pulp is removed from the tooth and the space occupied by it is cleaned and filled with a special filling material." This is fact.
    For Emergency Root Canals in FL 32086, there are lot of people searching the best dentist in St Augustine.

    ReplyDelete
  33. Thanks for sharing nice information about root canal treatment. Hope to get more updated information from your side.

    ReplyDelete
  34. Thank you for sharing important information about dental clinics.
    Root Canal Treatment
    Root Canal Dentist

    ReplyDelete
  35. Thanks for sharing information about root canal. We provide best dental treatments, for more information visit hereRoot Canal Treatment

    ReplyDelete
  36. Great Blog! thanks for sharing the valuable information about the root canal treatment. This blog is very helpful for me. Lithia Dentist Root canal Treatment

    ReplyDelete
  37. Found your blog. Its really valuable for dental tips. I appreciate your article. Its important for get good informations on dental tips. So thanks for sharing all that impsortant information.

    ReplyDelete
  38. Thanks for providing this useful information. If anyone wants to get more detailed information please take a look at root canal treatment in Ludhiana

    ReplyDelete
  39. Amazing blog, if anyone wants to get in root canal treatment in Punjab. please visit Ludhiana Dental Center. Best in class services provider.

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...