Root Canal Treatments
Among the goals of today’s dentistry is to preserve the existing tooth structure and to keep the tooth in the mouth as much as possible.
Diagnosis & Application
For this reason, root canal treatment is applied to give a last chance to teeth that are deep decay, nerve infected or have a reduced periodontal support. In this treatment method, the patient’s pain is relieved by taking the tooth’s infected nerve tissue. With root canal treatment, both the oral tissues are restored to their former health and the tooth is recovered and restored to its former functions.
How is root canal treatment performed?
Firstly, local anesthesia is applied and numbness is provided in the related area. Then, the decayed tissue is cleaned and the infected nerve tissues in the root canal are removed. The tooth is cleaned with special solutions and medications. In the last step, the canals are filled with biocompatible materials in accordance with the anatomical shape of the root canal. Root canal treatment can be done in a single session or several sessions depending on the degree of infection, the patient may have sensitivity for a few days in the relevant area.
The Success Of Root Canal Treatment
The primary goal of the doctor in the canal treatment is to protect and maintain the presence of the tooth in the mouth. In order for the procedure to be successful, the patient must regularly fulfill the requirements for oral hygiene and care – brushing teeth / using dental floss / using an interface brush. The life of a well-treated root canal can vary depending on the physician, patient and tissue.
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