You can rely on Quality Dental Care for all of your oral health needs including routine examinations in our state-of-the-art offices as well as treatment for common issues such as root canals. Our experienced team uses all the latest dental techniques to ensure that you receive the most effective treatments with the quickest recovery time.
The center of a tooth contains pulp, a small, thread-like tissue. The pulp can be damaged through a crack in the tooth, a deep cavity or injury. Once pulp is infected or dead, pus can build up forming an abscess. This can destroy the bone around the tooth and is very painful. The treatment for this condition is known as Root Canal or Root Canal Treatment. During a root canal treatment, the tooth's pulp is removed. Then the space is cleaned, shaped and filled, sealing off the canal.
During a root canal treatment, an opening is made through the crown of the tooth. After the diseased pulp is removed, the chamber and root canals are cleaned and filled with a rubbery material called gutta-percha. Finally, a crown will be placed over the tooth in order to restore shape, appearance and function. A root canal is typically completed in two visits.
If your dentist at Quality Dental Care recommends a root canal procedure to treat a damaged or diseased tooth, there’s no need to be worried. This is a common procedure that millions of patients receive each year. At the end of the procedure, the tooth is typically saved, and the pain is gone. The team at Quality Dental Care will help you every step of the way. Call us today to discuss your options at (904) 364-0333.