Have you heard people say they needed a root canal and it looks scary, but what is it? A root canal is a treatment used so a person can keep their teeth. The pulp and the nerve is removed and then the tooth will be sealed to prevent infection. Is little known that the nerve is not necessary for the tooth to function normally. Doesn’t feel hot or cold substances, but the tooth can live without it. Consultations of dentist may be able to help determine if this treatment is right for you.
If you are not getting a root canal to remove the pulp, nerve and other debris will decay and bacteria causes infection. A tooth tooth is the result of this infection. An abscess is puss at the root of the tooth. Not only can you get an abscess, but may have swelling in the face, head and neck. What causes this? The nerve of a tooth can become inflamed, irritated and infected due to dental procedures, decay, or a crack or chip. Some people have even gotten a tooth abscesses due to an injury to the jaw. If you have a darkening for your tooth, a pimple that keeps coming back on the gums, or swelling in your gums, you may need a root canal.
Dentist appointments for root canal can consist of several visits. You will need an x-ray to determine if there is infection of the bone surrounding the root tooth and bone. The area being worked on will probably be stunned and the Puss, nerve and debris will be cleared. Done this you will receive both a drug inside the tooth to clarify an infection, or a filler will be inserted and the tooth will be marked. Most of the time filler and sealing occurs about a week later for a separate appointment.
Probably a tooth that needs a root canal needs further work. Dentist appointments will follow to continue restoring the tooth. You may need a Crown or a filling to the tooth. You will probably find that the tooth is sensitive after the procedure. Many people argue that the procedure in the face of a padded. You should have good results. The success rate for a root canal has reported 95 percent. We hope that with a proper care you won’t find yourself with another infection. Regular cleanings, flossing and brushing twice a day can help you maintain good oral health.