ENDODONTICS
What is Endodontics?
Also known as 'root canal treatment' or devitalisation, it is a specialty of dentistry that deals with diseases of the inside of the tooth, such as the nerve and root. The purpose of this treatment is to eliminate the pain caused by inflammation inside teeth to save the tooth and prevent its extraction.
Endodontic Treatment

When is Endodontic Treatment necessary?

Patients are required to undergo Endodontic Treatment when the tooth is already damaged due to cavities, fractures or wear and tear the nerve structure tissue is already compromised.
Symptoms linked to Dental Inflammation
Difficulty chewing
Jaw pain
Nerve exposure
Swelling
If you have these symptoms frequently, you should consult your dentist to determine their cause.
CONSEQUENCES

Consequences of Leaving Untreated

Endodontic treatment aims primarily to prevent infections that can be very dangerous to oral health. However, if you do not see your dentist in time to resolve your dental problem, you may suffer from severe pain and may not be able to avoid having teeth removed. Endodontic treatment is necessary to prevent tooth extraction and to prevent infections that are potentially dangerous.
Strong pain
Tooth lost
Fever

Swelling

Treatment

How does the Treatment work?

The treatment consists in removing the part of the tooth that is infected and replacing or filling the space. This procedure is performed under the effect of local anaesthesia, so the patient does not feel any pain or discomfort.

STEP BY STEP

Tissue Removal
The dentist removes the infected tissue from the inside (the canal) of the tooth.

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CLEANING
After, the root canals are cleaned and widened so that they can be filled in.
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Sterilisation
The tooth canal is sterilised and the dentist fills it with the appropriate material to restore its normal condition.
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Crown
If necessary, a crown is placed to give the treated tooth a more natural look.
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