Root canal treatment is a common dental procedure that is not often explained by the dentist. There is a school that quite a notion that many dentists do this treatment if it is not really necessary.
What is a root canal?
A root canal is a funnel-shaped channel full of soft tissue that runs down the surface of the tooth through tooth itself and become root. Both stem roots have a root canal. Channel is where the main nerve in the tooth tissue is found.
Why requires treatment?
Root canal treatment is usually done when the teeth showed some degree of decay or infection.
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This procedure is designed to prevent further damage or spread of infection that can cause total loss of teeth. Soft tissue was completely removed from the canal and replaced with an artificial cement.
What happens in root canal treatment?
Because of the soft tissue in the canal contains nervous tissue, the procedure will require drug administration. This is usually a local anesthetic that will numb the tooth and surrounding areas. Once the anesthesia has taken hold, the dentist will browse through the teeth, remove decayed or infected tissue. Where the canal narrows at the root of the actual rod, the dentist will use a manual device to extract all of the soft tissue.