Endodontic treatment is typically needed when the tooth nerve and pulp become inflamed or infected. Root canal/Endodontic treatment is performed to save the tooth from an infection that is affecting the nerves in its root. This treatment also eliminates the pain that you have been experiencing because of infection. According to the American Association of Endodontist, it is estimated that 22.3 million endodontic treatments are performed each year. During this treatment, our Endodontist in Redwood City cleans and drys the interior of the tooth and later a temporary filling is placed. Before jumping into reasons for Endodontics treatment, first, let us consider what endodontics is all about.
Endodontics is designed to eliminate bacteria from the infected root canal and save the natural tooth. During the endodontic treatment, the infected pulp is removed, and the inside of the tooth is cleaned, disinfected, filled, and sealed.
Saving the tooth with root canal treatment has many advantages like:
These are some reasons why you may require an Endodontist in Redwood City. With proper care and good oral hygiene teeth that have undergone Root Canal Treatment can last for a lifetime. For more information call us at (650) 365-1400 and schedule an appointment today.
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