Root canals are one of the most common dental treatment and one of the most scaring dental treatments in the world. Whenever you go to dentist with a pain in the tooth, you don’t want to hear that it needs a root canal treatment. But you know that, it actually relieves your pain which you have been suffering from so many days. Root canal treatment is the last attempt by a specialist to save the natural tooth in your body. Once one tooth gets out of the mouth, the chain starts and other teeth start getting in bad condition. So why to remove the full tooth when just some part of the tooth is infected.
From Painful to Pleasing at Faces n Smiles
Top 3 reasons why root canals used to be painful
- Improper or inadequate anesthesia to numb the inflamed nerve. At Faces n Smiles, we have option of needleless painless anesthesia
- Mechanical instrumentation –to manually pull out the nerve which we now are able to do with automated machines which are quite fast and efficient and almost painless. So even the time, you are in dental chair reduces. Dr Deepti Pupneja is a root canal specialist at Faces N Smiles.
- Improvement in the medications to be used –within the tooth
What happens to root canal infections if left untreated ?
If this pain is stopped with medicines and not treated it can lead to an infection spreading to jaw which may later lead to a swelling with pus etc.
If this cavity, such a carious lesion is left, lodgment of food eventually will affect the adjacent tooth as well.
If you love your teeth, your teeth will take care of your smile and the food you will enjoy, forever. After all, they are a part of your body.