Root Canal Treatment

Severely damaged or cracked teeth, and those with advanced decay, may become infected and/or painful. If this happens a root canal treatment may be necessary to relieve pain as an alternative to tooth extraction.

We understand that root canal treatments get a bad rap and are synonymous with pain and discomfort. At Renew we have a gentle touch; effective pain management and modern advancements in dentistry work to ensure your comfort throughout the procedure

Inside a tooth is a living part called the dental pulp. The pulp contains blood vessels and nerves. It can become infected or inflamed by deep decay, a broken or cracked tooth. If this happens there can be severe pain or an abscess.

A root canal treatment is usually done over 2 or 3 visits. The pulp is removed and the root canals cleaned; between visits the tooth is resealed to ensure that it stays clean. The root canals are filled with a rubber material and often, as root canal treatments are done on very compromised teeth, a crown is used to complete the treatment.

Left untreated, an infected root canal can lead to pain, an abscess and tooth loss.

Book an appointment to get your toothache checked as soon as possible!  

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