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Root Canal Treatments Rating 5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

Root Canal Treatments

More about Root canal treatments

Individuals that are experiencing an abundance of pain as a result of an infection within a tooth could require root canal treatment to provide relief for the issue, which is available from Pearl Dental Clinic.

This procedure is needed when bacteria that live in the mouth invade the tooth, which usually occurs when a person has severe tooth decay, a leaked filling or when their teeth are damaged following an accident.

Should harmful bacteria get caught within a tooth and begin to multiply, the dentist could decide to extract the infected tooth or remove the substance from the root canal system by carrying out this procedure.

Although considered one of the most painful forms of dentistry, this treatment should in fact cause no discomfort for patients as a result of the local anaesthetic used. In addition, the high success rate of root canal treatment means the tooth could remain for a further five years following the procedure.

During root canal treatment, a qualified practitioner will remove the pulp, clean out the root canal and replace the lost tooth tissue with an artificial crown to prevent the issue from worsening over time.

The procedure is usually only required when it is clear that the hard tissue has been damaged by bacterial infection, with symptoms including pain when drinking hot or cold food and drink, pain when chewing and a loose feeling in the tooth.

Although these symptoms subside after some time, it is vital to attend a dental consultation as side effects can worsen. Some patients could experience facial swelling, pus oozing from the affected tooth or swelling of the gums.

Following a series of X-rays to determine the severity of the issue, a Pearl Dental Clinic practitioner will remove the pulp by entering the tooth through the crown and removing the soft tissues inside the root.

This is followed by the use of a series of small files to enlarge the canals and allow them to be cleaned and filled effectively, depending on the location of the affected tooth. On some occasions this process usually requires two or three appointments to ensure the best possible results are achieved.

Individuals who maintain their oral health through an effective routine could keep their natural tooth for a longer period of time than those with unhealthy teeth and gums following the procedure.

Following root canal treatment its highly advised that the root filled tooth is crowned as a root filled tooth is brittle and can fracture without a dental crown. Also a root filled tooth can discolour and a crown can hide the tooth discolouration very well.

In some cases, root canal treatment is not sufficient to remove an infection from the mouth. This could lead to the requirement for an apicectomy, which treats more deep-seated issues in the mouth.

During this process, a Pearl Dental Clinic practitioner will make an incision into the gum in order to look at the infected root to ensure the entire infection has been removed, allowing the base to be cleaned and sealed.

 

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    Friendly staff, who remember you.

    05/04/2014
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    I am a nervous dental patient but was made to feel reasonably relaxed.

    28/03/2014
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    DR Ehsan is a very good dentist

    16/03/2014
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    Good customer service

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    My favourite part of Pearl Dental Clinic is my clinician, Dr Ehsan Esfahani. Dr Esfahani is very good at explaining my current status and my future treatment plan (Invisalign Full) he gives me great assurance and confidence that the outcome of my treatment will be as promised in my first consultation - Dr Esfahani is reluctant to make promises that he knows cannot be delivered. In addition to his excellent dentistry knowledge and professional manner Dr Esfahani is a genuinely nice person who is very welcoming, relaxing and a pleasure to have as my dentist. I should also thank Dr Esfahani's assistant and the gentleman on the front desk (Wednesday nights) who are both incredibly polite and helpful during every visit to the practice.

    13/03/2014
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    Value for money

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    Great treatment and service provided by the Doctors/Assistants, friendliness of the reception staff and convenient opening hours and flexibility.

    10/03/2014
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    Extended opening hours; dentist available on weekends which is great for working people like myself. Very friendly, helpful and approachable staff. Easy to book/alter appointments. Very professional service. Reasonable prices compared to other dental practises. Would highly recommend.

    09/03/2014
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    The staff are very nice, its also clean. I used to have a fear or dental work but I'm slowly getting better as the staff here don't put pressure on you or make you feel bad about your fears, your always just encouraged to try your best. They alway apriciate that you are trying your best.

    09/02/2014
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    I would like to thank my dentist Vahid Motahar for my fantastic treatment iv been receiving I have always been a nervous patient as I hate the dentist but really wanted braces for some time, when I had my first consultation with Mr Motahar I felt confident he was good so went ahead with treatment. I am now half way through and my teeth are looking great already. I would like to thank Mr Motahar and the team for making this process a much better experience for me.

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