Root Canal Therapy in Aldershot, Ontario

If you have a root canal in Aldershot, you will want to visit Gardens Dental. A root canal therapy is commonly performed by your dentist or endodontist to treat teeth with a damaged dental pulp. The dental pulp is located in your tooth and contains various nerves, blood vessels, and tissues to keep the tooth healthy. The pulp extends all the ways down to the tooth’s root which makes it quite sensitive.

In cases when the dental pulp becomes injured and is unable to heal, it can die. Common reasons for this include a deep cavity or heavy damage to the tooth, which can cause bacteria to enter the tooth and lead to an infection. Without proper treatment, an abscess can develop around the tooth and cause pain and swelling. In serious cases, the tooth may need to be removed in order to keep your remaining teeth healthy. Fortunately, a root canal therapy allows the dentist to safely remove the infected dental pulp without having to extract the tooth.

 Root canal therapy has a number of restorative benefits such as:

  • Minimizing tooth pain

  • Preventing further infection

  • Strengthening the tooth’s structure

  • Protecting the tooth from additional damage

  • Preventing a tooth extraction

Depending on the severity of the damage, root canal therapy can take anywhere from 1-3 visits to complete. During the procedure, the tooth is cleaned and numbed to minimize discomfort. A small preparation is made in the tooth and the dental pulp tissue is carefully removed. The inner pulp chamber is cleaned and refilled with a dental material. The opening is resealed and a crown is placed on top of the tooth.

Following your root canal, it’s important to take the proper steps to take care of the tooth. This involves practicing great oral hygiene which includes brushing and flossing daily. Also, be sure to avoid chewing hard foods that can potentially damage the teeth. With proper care, our Aldershot dentists can make a restored tooth can last a lifetime.

Contact Dr. Roman Galkin, your dentist in Aldershot and Burlington, to set up an appointment today.

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