Endodontics, or root canal treatment, is used to treat a severe infection in the blood or nerve supply to the tooth. Often the infection can result in a dental abscess which can be very painful and may cause swelling in the mouth and face. The treatment basically involves the cleaning and filling of the pulp space enabling the tooth to be saved and remain useful in the mouth.
At Vogue Dental Care we are very experienced in this skilled procedure and use the most up-to-date technology to ensure it is as pain free as possible. Patients opting for our advanced Rotary endodontics treatment benefit from the use of an electric handpiece to clean the canal. This has been shown to be more efficient than the traditional hand method with less chance of future infections.
Root canal treatment (also called endodontics) is needed when the pulp inside your tooth becomes infected through tooth decay or damaged by an injury to your mouth. This infection may spread through the root canal system and could eventually lead to an abscess, causing a great deal of discomfort. If root canal treatment is not carried out, the tooth may need to be taken out. Root canal therapy involves the following:
Root canal treatment is a skilled and time-consuming procedure and most courses of treatment will involve two or more visits.