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Root Canal Therapy at Deluxe Dental: Saving Teeth, Relieving Pain

At Deluxe Dental, we specialize in root canal therapy, a treatment aimed at saving teeth that might otherwise need to be extracted. Our experienced dental professionals are committed to providing a comfortable, pain-free experience while preserving your natural teeth.

What is Root Canal Therapy?

Root canal therapy is a dental procedure used to treat infection at the center of a tooth (the root canal system). It involves the removal of the damaged area of the tooth (the pulp), cleaning and disinfecting it, and then filling and sealing it.

Why is Root Canal Therapy Needed?

  • Infection or Abscess: Caused by deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, or a crack or chip in the tooth.
  • Inflammation: Due to tooth injury or severe decay that hasn’t been treated properly.

Why Choose Root Canal Therapy at Deluxe Dental?

Opting for root canal therapy at Deluxe Dental can offer several benefits:

  • Pain Relief: Root canal treatment relieves pain caused by pulp inflammation or infection.
  • Tooth Preservation: It allows you to save your natural tooth, avoiding the need for extraction and replacement with a prosthetic.
  • Improved Oral Health: Treating the infected tooth prevents the spread of infection to other teeth and overall improvement in oral health.
  • Efficient and Comfortable: Modern techniques and effective anesthesia make root canal treatments relatively painless and efficient.

Aftercare: Ensuring the Success of Your Treatment

After a root canal treatment, proper care is crucial to ensure recovery and prevent complications:

  • Oral Hygiene: Maintain good oral hygiene practices, including brushing, flossing, and using antiseptic mouthwash as recommended.
  • Avoid Hard Foods: Chew on the opposite side of the treated tooth until it’s fully restored to avoid pressure and damage.
  • Follow-Up Visits: Attend any recommended follow-up appointments to ensure the tooth is healing properly and to receive a permanent restoration if needed.
  • Pain Management: Follow any given advice for managing discomfort or pain after the procedure.

Schedule Your Root Canal Therapy

If you’re experiencing tooth pain or have been told you need a root canal, don’t hesitate to contact Deluxe Dental. We’re here to provide you with a comfortable, pain-free experience and help preserve your natural teeth.

Your First Appointment:

  • The old filling is removed along with any additional decay.
  • An impression is made of your teeth. A model of your teeth is made and sent to the lab.
  • A temporary onlay is placed on the tooth.
  • At the Lab: A resin is carefully placed into the model of your teeth. It is then designed to look natural.

Your Second Appointment:

  • The temporary onlay is removed.
  • A conditioning gel is placed on your tooth to prepare it for the new onlay.
  • Bonding cement is placed on the tooth and a high intensity light bonds the resin to the tooth.
  • The tooth is then polished.
  • Your teeth are restored to a natural look and feel, they are stronger and the tooth is protected!
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