Root Canal Therapy in Missouri City, Tx
It can be difficult to know when a tooth is severely damaged or infected. Many people also shudder at the thought of a root canal. Luckily there is now a better solution than simply having a tooth extracted and having the root cut out.
Joy Dental offers a root canal therapy service to help save damaged roots and prevent extraction or a root canal.
What is Root Canal Therapy?
Root canal therapy is a dental procedure that can help save the natural tooth from infection and possibly prevent it from being extracted. The dentist will remove the nerve and pulp tissue to clean out all infected material. If you feel any pain or have symptoms like swelling, tenderness, or stiffness, please get in touch with Dr. Aisha Husain at Joy Dental as soon as possible for an appointment to make sure your oral health is taken care of!
How is Root Canal Therapy Performed?
Root canal therapy usually begins by numbing the area of tooth or gum that needs treatment. This is followed by removing any bacteria and other debris from the inside of your tooth using an irrigating solution, then filling it to seal off any remaining opening for infection.
The cleaning process helps fight off any ongoing damage, and the sealant prevents further damage and allows the root to begin healing. Not only can this prevent possible infection, but it can also stop the eventual need for an extraction.
Who Should Get Root Canal Therapy?
If you are experiencing pain in one or more teeth (pain that persists after not eating and drinking for a few hours) or if a single dental x-ray shows signs of infection such as decay, you may be eligible for root canal therapy.
Bone loss at the root’s point where it connects to your jawbone or when there is discoloration around a particular tooth can be attributed to inflammation. These are all reasons to consider getting root canal therapy.
Want to Save an Existing Tooth? Contact Joy Dental About Root Canal Therapy Today!
We must do everything we can to always hold onto our teeth. One of the ways to do this is with root canal therapy provided by your local dentist near you at Joy Dental. If this sounds like the right option for you, contact us today.
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