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Root Canal treatment,
 Procedure, Benefits, Does it hurt and How to prevent a root canal infection

learn all about Root Canal treatment

Root Canal treatment, Procedure, Benefits, Does it hurt and How to prevent a root canal infection.

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1. What is a Root Canal treatment?

      Root canal treatment is designed to eliminate bacteria from the infected root canal and save the natural tooth. When one undergoes a root canal, the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the

inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed. after a Root canal treatment the dentist may advise you on appropriate aesthetic (cosmetic dentistry) procedures.

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2. How is a root canal treatment performed?

        The root canal procedure takes several steps, but all of them are pretty straightforward. At your appointment, here’s what to expect:

  • The dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the entire area where your tooth or teeth are being treated. At Taksim Clinic, we use the latest anesthesia equipment, the Quicksleeper 5 device, which ensures that anesthesia occurs without pain, without feeling numbness in the lips, and with the least possible amount of anesthetic.

  • sterilized equipment is used to drill a small hole in your tooth. The insides of your tooth will then be slowly cleaned, removing damaged tissue or infection.

  • The dentist will rinse the inside of your tooth several times. They may place medication inside your tooth to kill off remaining bacteria if there is an infection present.

At Taksim Clinic, the tooth is cleaned from the inside using the German-made Sirona laser device to ensure that bacteria are completely eliminated

  • Then the tooth is filled with the appropriate materials.

At Taksim Clinic, we use thermal fillings to ensure that the tooth is filled correctly

  • X-ray is taken to make sure the root is completely clean and the filling is correct and complete. 

  • During a follow-up, a crown may be placed to protect and seal your tooth permanently. Crowns can be important after a root canal, especially for back teeth used in chewing, because removing the pulp weakens the tooth.

3. Benefits of Root Canal Treatment

        If you are suffering from an infected tooth, there are a lot of reasons why an endodontic treatment is an ideal solution. Here are 5 amazing benefits when choosing root canal therapy to treat your infected tooth:

  1. It Stops the Spread of Infection to Neighbouring Teeth.

  2. It has a Virtually Appealing Result.

  3. It Aims to Save Your Teeth.

  4. It Prevents the Jawbone to Degenerate.

  5. It Enhances Oral and Overall Health

4. Does a root canal treatment hurt?

Root canals are performed under anesthesia, so you shouldn't feel any pain during the treatment.

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5. How do you know if you need a root canal treatment?

        The only way to know for sure if you need a root canal is by paying a visit to your dentist. But there are several warning signs to be on the lookout for.

If you notice any of these symptoms, it’s important to see your dentist as soon as possible. The sooner your tooth can be treated, the better the outcome will likely be.

  1. Persistent pain

  2. Sensitivity to heat and cold

  3. Tooth discoloration

  4. Swollen gums

  5. Pain when you eat or touch the tooth

  6. A chipped or cracked tooth

  7. Tooth mobility

6. How to prevent a root canal infection?

         To prevent a root canal, it’s important to follow the same dental hygiene habits that help prevent cavities and other tooth problems. To keep your teeth healthy, try to get into the habit of following these steps:

  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day.

  • Floss between your teeth at least once a day.

  • Use fluoride toothpaste or a fluoride rinse.

  • See your dentist for checkups every 6 months.

  • Have your teeth professionally cleaned by your dentist at least once a year.

  • Try to limit the amount of sugary food and refined carbohydrates you eat. These foods have a tendency to stick to your teeth. If you eat sugary foods, try to rinse your mouth or brush your teeth shortly afterwards.