Endodontic is the specialty that deals with root canal treatment and all associated things. When a cavity is unattended for a long time the bacteria burrow deep into the tooth to reach the center where the nerve camber is. Once infected this chamber and the canals that lead to it cannot heal on its own and hence require Root Canal Treatment. This basically means that the nerve chamber and canals need to be cleaned and filled.
Depending on the extent of the infection this Root Canal Treatment in Pune may take between one 45 min appointment with 30 min appointments spread over a week.
What is Root Canal Treatment?
A root canal is a procedural treatment done to repair and save the infectedor severely damaged teeth. During this procedure, the nerve is removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without Root Canal Treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and may formabscesses.
Root Canal is the term used to describe the natural cavity within the center of the tooth. The tooth's nerve lies within the root canal. Its function is to provide the sensation of hot and cold. The absence of a nerve does not affect the day-to-day functioning of the tooth.
Normal symptoms include
- Continuous tooth pain that may increase at night
- Increased sensitivity to hot and cold food
- Inability to chew from that side
- Feeling of a swelling in the area that needs root canal treatment
How long the Restored Tooth can last?
Restored tooth or teeth can last for a lifetime with proper dental care. Tooth decay can still occur in treated teeth. Maintaining good oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups can help prevent further complications.