The common question asked by the dentist after getting the Root canal treatment especially of anterior tooth is whether the root canal tooth will get discolored. The answer is Yes, the tooth can get discolored but it is not always. There are certain reasons for getting the tooth discolored after..
Endo-Perio Lesion is a lesion having both endodontic and periodontal origin. The case becomes more confusing when the patient only comes with the history of pain along with tooth discoloration. At that time, taking an IOPA is the first thing that should be done.
The prime area where a pulpal..
When nerve present in the tooth becomes infected or gets damaged, then root canal treatment is done to remove the infection and save the tooth. In case of root canal treatment, infected necrotic pulp portion of tooth is removed and cleaning and shaping of canals is done. After cleaning and shapi..
Many of us are dreaded by root canal procedure because of myths and misconceptions which are linked with root canal treatment. Various questions which may arise in patient’s mind before root canal procedure are answered in this write-up. Before getting root canal treatment done, it is nece..
When infection reaches the pulp portion of the tooth which has nerve, then Tooth extraction or root canal treatment are the only options which are left to remove the infection. Pulp provides vitality to the tooth and has nerves, vessels and connective tissue present. To eliminate infection, pati..
Root canal treatment is done to remove the infection and to remove the pain. After root canal treatment, patient may experience mild pain or no pain. Many people wonder as to why the tooth causes pain after root canal treatment when the nerve of the tooth is already removed. If the tooth was ver..
Root canals have reputation of being painful and bad. But this is just a misconception. Most of the times, no pain occurs during and after root canal treatment. When a patient is told that he would be requiring root canal treatment, the first thing which will come in his mind is root canal treat..
Root canal therapy is one of the most dreaded of dental procedures. This news might go on to surprise you but a recent survey that took place by the American Association of Endodontist shows that most of the people are frightened of being in the dentist’s chair because of what they h..
Even when pain and/or swelling which are signs of infection are present, the majority of cases of root canal treatment failure can be successfully treated in the technologically advanced world of today. By the improved researches and the clinical trials the dental professionals have developed a..
Root canal treatment is done when infection reaches the pulp portion of the tooth. During root canal treatment, necrotic and infected portion of the tooth is removed and is then sealed with a filling material. If done with great precision and complete care, a root canal treated tooth can last li..
Root Canal Treatment is indicated when the pulp is infected due to decay or it gets damaged because of trauma. When Root Canal Treatment is recommended by the dentist then you may be scared of pain and expenses involved in tooth and may be feel like asking the dentist alternatives for this. When..
When infection reaches the pulp portion of the tooth which has blood vessels and nerve, then root canal treatment is done. During root canal treatment, infectious portion of the tooth is removed and after cleaning and shaping of canals, filling of canals is done. Cost of root canal treatment var..
More necessary Dental work needed to restore the normal tooth form and function after a root canal therapy. The root canal treated tooth usually requires restorative dental work to be done to make the tooth tougher as before the treatment. This restoration of the root canal treated tooth is very..
The purpose of root canal is to ultimately proclaim infection free status of the supporting and surrounding structures of the tooth even though the pulp tissue (nerve tissue) has undergone irreversible degenerative changes. It helps to ward off formation of dental periapical abscess (A periapica..
The procedure for doing Root Canal Treatment is a complicated one and needs special skill on the part of the dentist to do that. The dentists specializing in Root Canal Treatment are called Endodontists. The procedure of Root Canal Treatment varies from case to case. It can be done in single sit..
The right diagnosis of the case for root canal treatment is very important before proceeding ahead. It can be done by 2 ways namely Subjective Symptoms - As told by the patient him/her self or by Objective Symptoms or Signs - As found by the dentist by various examination tests. These diagnosis..
If left untreated the infected pulp may cause inflammation which also reduces the blood supply to the tooth. The diminished blood supply to the tooth keeps the nerve tissue from recovering. The antibiotics also seem ineffective here. So the infection needs to be manually removed. The infection can..
In very basic language root canal therapy means treating the root canals. Actually it is a procedure of treating a root canal which has got infected when the normal health and well being of the patient cannot be restored without removing the infection.
Root Canal Treatment means cleaning the..
If your dentist has diagnosed that you need Root Canal Treatment, it can be because of various reasons or conditon of the tooth involved. Most commonly in the cases of tooth being badly decayed / infected and the pulp is exposed. These reasons are discussed as under:
Severe Gum D..
These days dentists prefer doing single sitting root canal treatment in which, after the diagnosis is made, in single visit the root canal treatment (RCT) is completed. After the root canal treatment, the patient can have few problems like pain after procedure, swelling after root canal treatmen..
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