Root Canal Specialist
Almost everyone is afraid of a root canal but in reality it is done to relieve tooth pain and save the tooth. We believe that it does not have to be an unpleasant, anxiety-inducing experience. Dr. Sundaresh and the rest of experienced team at Dentistry at University in Charlotte, North Carolina specialize in getting their patients out of pain in no time. Please call us or use the book online tool.
What is a root canal?
At Dentistry at University, we provide treatment for all dental related problems. It is an ideal option to go for a routine dental checkup twice a year but if there is a grossly carious tooth or there is an infection in your tooth due to an injury, it can lead to infection of pulp result in inflammation. Timely root canal treatment of pulp and root infection is vital to prevent considerable pain.
Root canal procedure is the removal of infected pulp from tooth to relieve pain and infection. Root canal procedures remove the infected tissue from inside your tooth to prevent the progression of the infection.
Do you need root canal therapy?
There are multiple signs and symptoms which shows the presence of infection in a tooth which are mentioned below:
- Swollen gums
- Feeling tender while eating and drinking
- Strong sensitivity to hot or cold
- Halitosis or bad breath
- Pus around the gum area
- Aching in mouth or jaw
- Discolouration of your tooth
If you ever see any of the above-mentioned symptoms book an appointment right away with our expert dentists at Dentistry at University.
What is the procedure for root canal therapy?
If you are unsure whether you have an infection in your tooth visit our dental office, the experienced dental team will first take X-rays to find out the answer and the extent of the infection.
The dentist will numb the area with a local anaesthetic. After that, the dentist will acess and remove the damaged pulp with the help of files whiles irrigating and washing way the debris.
When the tooth is completely free of infection Dr Raghav Sundaresh will seal the tooth and cover it with a non-permanent filling to protect the tooth until you revisit to get the permanent crown.
If you have a tooth infection and you have been putting off the appointment due to any reason, now is the right time to get relief with a root canal procedure, please call Dentistry at University or schedule a consultation online.