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Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment has to be performed if the dental nerve (Latin: Pulpa) is necrotic (Pulp Necrosis). and/or infected. During a root canal therapy, the tooth nerve and pulp are extracted and the inside of the tooth is cleaned, disinfected and sealed with care. The most common reasons for a root canal treatment are bad cases of tooth decay, large fillings, dental trauma or tooth abrasion that may occur during dental treatments. Typical symptoms includeprolonged thermal sensitivity and swelling of the gum. All this may be signs that you need a root canal therapy. Please consult your Dentist in this case. Please note - for good results a root canal therapy has to be performed by a specialist. The branch of dentistry that deals with diseases and conditions of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue is called Endodontics. Take a look at our extensive video on root canal treatment for a better understanding of causes and process.
Produced: 11/2012
@sweetie4u Maybe ok, maybe an infection can develop - recall is important!
Posted: 9 years ago
what happens if the dentist could not go all the way down to the root and seals only what they can .will I be ok ?
Posted: 9 years ago
Very informative post and video.
Posted: 10 years ago
Root canal problems are no laughing matter.. I had a lump in my neck that had to operated out, all due to a root canal infection!
Posted: 11 years ago
I think I have to get a root canal treatment. Not very happy about that :(
Posted: 11 years ago