Root Canal Treatment

Has your dentist told you that you need root canal treatment? If so, you're not alone ADC will help you. Millions of teeth are treated and saved each year with root canal.

To understand a root canal procedure, it helps to know about the anatomy of the your teeth. Inside the teeth, under the white enamel and a hard layer called the dentin,is a soft tissue called the pulp. The pulp contains the blood vessels, nerves and the connective tissue, and helps to grow the root of your tooth during development. In a fully developed teeth, the teeth can survive without the pulp because the teeth continues to be nourished by the tissues that are surrounding it.


Endodontic treatment treats the inside of the teeth. Endodontic treatment is necessary when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. The inflammation or infection can have a variety of causes which are deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the teeth, faulty crowns, or a crack or chip in the teeth. In addition, trauma to a teeth may cause pulp damage even if the tooth has no visible chips or cracks. If pulp inflammation or infection is left untreated, it can cause pain or lead to an abscess.

They include:

>> Symptoms which you have noticed.
It's usually the presence of discomfort or swelling that signals to a person that their teeth has a problem. Your dentist will ask you about what you have experienced.
>> Signs noticed by your dentist.
Some teeth give little bit indication that there's a problem within their nerve space. But to the trained eye, these subtle hints can be an obvious sign that a problem is likely exists.
>> Additional testing.
Once a dentist has identified a suspect teeth, they'll then perform additional testing that can help to confirm their suspicions.

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