Root Canal Treatment
Every tooth consists of three different layers. The outermost and hardest
layer is enamel, and the second layer is dentin. The third is pulp, which is the
cavernous space where the live tissue and nerve of each tooth is located.
If for any reason the pulp space is exposed to the outside,
the tissue becomes contaminated and eventually infected. The exposure of pulp
happens in many circumstances, such as when you have a large cavity or a
fractured tooth. Your dentist can explain the exact reason for damage to this
tissue. In these cases, the treatment is usually root canal treatment.
Root canal treatment is the process of going inside the pulp
space and removing the infected, dead tissue. The space is then disinfected and
sealed with special materials. Nowadays, root canal treatments are performed
with advanced techniques and materials, making them far more comfortable and
faster. After root canal treatment is complete, your restorative dentist will
usually place a crown on your tooth to safeguard against fracture.
If you have any questions about root canal treatment
and you live in or around Corona, give us a call today!
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