Category Archives: Root Canal Treatment
Root canal therapy, also referred to as endodontic therapy, involves removal of nerve chamber of a tooth or the bacteria infection within the pulp. You may require Root canal treatment in a wide range of dental conditions including deep tooth decay, trauma, or even chipping to tooth. It helps in eliminating the root cause of pain and makes the tooth usable.
There are many benefits of Root canal treatment. Most importantly, it helps in preserving your tooth. We at Belvedere Family Dentistry provide root canal therapy within the comfortable and safe setting of our dental office. We have well-qualified...
Many people are afraid of visiting their dentist for a general checkup, but this is a vital step for good dental health. There are several reasons which are regularly cited by the reluctant dental patient for avoiding the pursuit of general dentistry:
Embarrassment: People worry about how their mouths look. The state of our teeth is socially important.
Dental Pain: People fear the pain of dental work, even during a general checkup.
Expense: People are concerned about the cost of dental work.
There is No Need to Feel Embarrassed
It’s surprising how often this comes up, but it probably...
When you have a tooth that has died or decayed beyond repair, your dentist may suggest performing a root canal treatment. Your local dentist office will extract the pulp from the middle of the tooth and replace it with a filling. This will promote healing of the tooth and protect against infection. If you are having a root canal performed, here is what you can expect:
You Will Not Feel a Thing
Your dentist will want you to be as relaxed as possible. Before starting the root canal treatment the dentist will inject local anesthetic around the gums. Your gums, teeth, tongue and the surrounding skin...
Inside each of the teeth are both blood vessels and also nerve tissues. When a cavity occurs, these areas can become infected. Root canal treatment can help to restore functionality to the tooth and remove the tender sensations that come from the inflammation. A root canal can be done on a tooth that has severe decay, has developed an abscess, or when there has been facial trauma.
Signs A Root Canal Is Needed
Most people avoid their local dentist’s office until there is a problem. When swelling in the face or neck occurs, there is pain when drinking or eating anything hot or cold, or a sac...