Root Canal Treatment
Previously tooth is removed if patient complaints of pain. But after introduction root canal treatment tooth is saved and is used for chewing.
Root canal treatment is designed to eliminate bacteria from the infected root canal, prevent reinfection of the tooth and save the natural tooth.
It is a treatment sequence for the infected pulp of a tooth which is intended to result in the elimination of infection and the protection of the decontaminated tooth from future microbial invasion.
- It involves the removal of these structures, disinfection and the subsequent shaping , cleaning and decontamination of the canals with small files and irrigating solutions and obscuration of the decontaminated canals
- The material used to fill the canal such as gutter perch with ZOE- based cement
- Usually some inflammation or infection is already present within or below the tooth.
- To cure the infection and the save the tooth, the dentist drills into the pulp chamber and removed the infected pulp by scraping it out the root canals . Once this is done , the dentist fills the cavity with an inert material and seals up the opening.
- For patients, root canal is one of the most feared procedures in all of of dentistry; however the dental professional assert painless treatment by lidocaine used local anesthetic medication is used before and after the treatment.
- If the tooth is not perfectly sealed, the root canal may leak, eventual failure of the root canal.
- A tooth with a root canal treatment still has the ability to decay and without proper home or Patient care can destroy without the patients knowledge.
- Therefore, it is very important to have regular x- rays taken of the root canal to ensure that the tooth is not having any problems and the patient would not be aware of
- It is single or multiple visits root canal treatment depends on the infection.
- In past 10 to 20 years new innovations for root canal procedures
1. Microscopes is used
2. Laser root canal procedures which is controversial may be fast but have not been shown to thoroughly disinfect the whole tooth and may cause damage