Root canal treatment, also known as root canal therapy or endodontic therapy, is used to save an infected or damaged tooth and to avoid having to remove it. This becomes necessary when a neglected cavity reaches the pulp at the center of the tooth, causing the pulp to become infected. Symptoms of infected pulp include:
Regular cleanings and checkups can detect and prevent these problems early on.
When a cavity is neglected to the point where the pulp becomes infected, a root canal treatment must be performed. This includes:
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With back teeth, it is always recommended to have a crown placed after the procedure to protect the teeth and ensure successful results.
Preventative care from Soft Dental can help get ahead of any issues that may lead to infected pulp. Otherwise, we do have the technology, knowledge, and experience to perform effective root canal treatments to restore infected teeth and prevent any further issues.Request an Appt