Root Canals Coral Gables, FL
Dr. Peggy Alvarez provides a root canal treatment with minimal discomfort thanks to advanced techniques, tools, and anesthesia applied in her practice. Also the entire dental team, works hard to deliver you a pleasant, comfortable experience each time you visit our office. To learn more about root canal treatment, we welcome you to contact us today at (305) 548-8690. We are committed to restoring your overall oral health.
Not all types of tooth aches, teeth pain are indications for a root canal. However, signs of infection severe enough to require a root canal includes:
What is Root Canal Therapy?
Also referred as an Endodontic Treatment (“Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odont” is Greek for “tooth.”), a Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed, Damaged or infected. A root canal has two meanings: the first refers to the inner tooth situated between the tooth roots and the pulp. The second refers to the tooth treatment aimed at the removal of infected material and elimination of a toothache. Root canals have blood vessels for delivering nutrients to teeth and nerves that identify various influencing factors, such as cold, heat, and pressure. Removing a nerve is one of the stages of root canal therapy that is required when there is tooth decay and a pulp infection.
How a Root Canal Therapy Procedure is Done
Endodontic treatment can often be performed in one or two visits and involves the following steps:
If the tooth lacks sufficient structure to hold the restoration in place, your dentist or endodontist may place a post inside the tooth. Ask your dentist or dentist for more details about the specific restoration planned for your tooth.
Root Canal Therapy Care
After your RCT procedure is completed, your dentist will send you home with instructions for pain management and how to care for your tooth while recovering from treatment and until a follow-up visit. Following guidelines for care is especially important if a temporary filling or crown is in place.
A treated and restored tooth can last a lifetime with proper care. Root canals have a high success rate. Here are a few ways to take care of your teeth after a root canal: