Root canal treatment is an often straightforward procedure to relieve dental pain and save your teeth. It is needed when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected. The causes could be deep tooth decay, repeated dental procedures on one tooth (replacing a large filling, for example), or traumatic damage such as a crack, chip or even a root fracture.
Gum disease can also give rise to root canal problems necessitating root canal treatment. Patients typically need a root canal when there is inflammation or infection in the roots of a tooth. Generally speaking, whatever the cause of root canal or pulpal disease, root canal or endodontic treatment will be necessary to save the tooth. All dentists receive training in endodontic treatment and can perform root canal procedures
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