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Root Canal Treatment in London

At Smile Works Dental, our endodontic specialists offering root canal treatment in London at affordable cost to solve the most difficult dental problems.

A root canal treatment is a dental treatment plan that is carried out to remove bacteria from the infected root canal. It is also used to curb the recurrence of the tooth infection and preserve the natural state of the tooth.

In a root canal treatment, the infected or inflamed pulp, as the case may be, is removed. After that, the inside of the tooth is meticulously cleaned, disinfected—filled and closed.

Knowing About the Root Canal Treatment

When you have an inflamed or infected pulp in your teeth, it is quite reasonable if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment plan. Millions of people undergo this treatment plan to treat their teeth and relieve themselves of the pain and discomfort associated with it.

A root canal treatment is usually harmless and highly effective. In most cases, it can be completed in one or two dental appointments depending on the degree of your situation and other individual factors.

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The Pulp

This is soft tissue inside the tooth that lies beneath the enamel and the dentin (hard, dense calcareous material that makes up the bulk of a tooth). The pulp contains nerves, connective tissue and blood vessels, which assist in the growth of the root of your tooth during its stage of development. The surrounding tissues of a tooth provide continuous nourishment to the tooth and thus, a fully developed tooth can survive even without the pulp.

Benefits of a Root Canal Treatment 

There are several benefits to gain from undergoing root canal treatment. Some of the advantages include:

  • The natural appearance feature typical of the natural
  • Protection of other teeth from excessive strain or wear.
  • Efficient, healthy biting force and chewing sensation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Importantly, you need to know the necessary information about root canals before any dental operation you may choose to engage.

First, a root canal is a delicate dental process, but one that dental experts execute daily. A root canal may also be referred to as endodontic treatment.

Below are some frequently asked questions about root canal:

When Should I Go For a Root Canal Treatment?

Generally, we recommend you to go for a root canal treatment when you observe specific sensitivity to hot and cold sensations in your teeth.

Also, if you have a cracked tooth as a result of an injury or genetics, or a deep cavity, or dental problems from a former filling, then you are to go for a root canal treatment.

Other signs that would require you to go for a root canal treatment:

  • Chipped or cracked tooth.
  • Darken gums or deep decay.
  • Severe pain during biting or chewing.
  • Swollen or tender gums.
  • Gum pimples.
  • Persistent sensitivity to hot or cold sensations after the aftermath of an impression.

Is a Root Canal Treatment Painful?

Usually, patients are given anaesthesia before the treatment is carried out and thus, a root canal is just like a normal dental process such as the removal of a wisdom tooth or teeth filling.

It is worthy to note that a root canal is commonly a little bit numb or sore after the treatment, and it can also lead to minor discomfort for some days.

Visit our dental clinic on Harley Street, London today for an excellent root canal treatment with the most minimal level of aftermath pain or discomfort.

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Can a Root Canal Patient Resume Work or School After The Treatment?

Yes! Most patients can resume to work or school immediately after a root canal procedure — however, given that an aftermath state of numbness follows the process for about 2-4 hours. We recommend avoidance from eating until the numbness vanishes totally.

How much does a Root Canal Treatment Cost?

The cost varies largely depending on the degree of complexity of the problem and the affected tooth. For instance, molars are typically harder to treat and thus attract a higher fee.

Nonetheless, most dental insurance schemes cover endodontic treatments to a certain level.

Typically, tooth extraction is more expensive when compared to endodontic treatments and natural tooth restoration. This is because, in tooth extraction, an implant or bridge must be used to replace the extracted tooth to restore normal chewing ability and avoid the misalignment of the adjacent teeth. As a result, this process is more expensive than proper restoration and endodontic treatment.

How to book an appointment for root canal treatment?

If you are searching for root canal treatment near you, you can reach out to us at 020 71834091 to book an appointment or you can email us at [email protected] or you can walk in at our clinic

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