Emergency Root Canal Treatment
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Root canal treatment eliminates the infection and protects the decontaminated tooth. In short, the dentist at our Byford clinic removes the damaged tissue to cease the infection from spreading and also puts an end to the pain. Common signs that one needs an emergency root canal are as follows:
- Intolerable pain: A person suffering from unbearable tooth pain related to the pulp chamber requires an immediate dentist consultation.
- Pus from the tooth: The infected tooth releases pus; when this is left unattended, the infection spreads and may result in horrible situations
- Severely damaged tooth: At times, trauma results in a damaged tooth; at this time root canal becomes necessary from losing the tooth.
- Tooth discolouration: A discoloured tooth is the result of nerve damage. Such a situation with pain and sensitivity (to hot or cold) requires root canal therapy.
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What Happens If I Don't Get a Root Canal?
Have you been suggested root canal therapy by a local dentist? Then do it instantly irrespective of any situation you are in, like fear, pain, lack of time, inability to afford the treatment. This may help in saving the tooth and losing it.
Like other infections in our body, the infected pulp should also be treated on time without delay. If not treated at the correct time, then the situation may get worse. At times, the pain or symptoms may fade away, but the problem persists with the sign of dead nerves inside the tooth. In the worst case, if this problem is left untouched, then the infection would spread to blood, jaw, and other parts of the body too.
Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canal Treatment
Is Root Canal Considered A Dental Emergency?
An infected tooth that requires root canal treatment counts on a serious dental emergency. Suppose the tooth infection or any other discomfort in the tooth is left unattended. In that case, the infection grows, resulting in the tooth's loss or any other serious impact on the body. For the above cause, yes, root canal treatment comes under dental emergencies.
How long does a tooth last with a root canal?
After a root canal, the tooth is assured to last for the lifetime of the person. The dependencies extend to the biting forces, and the health part of the left out tooth.
Can you get a root canal in one day?
The root canal therapy takes about 30 minutes to 60 minutes, with 2 dental visits. In the worst and complex cases, the treatment continues for about 90 minutes to 1 hour.
Why We Are Byford's Preferred Dentist
At Byford Smiles, the art and science of practical dentistry come together to achieve high-quality, long-lasting results. Our philosophy is simple. We strive for excellence. We aim to provide the highest quality dental care in a positive environment and by doing so, make a lasting difference to our patients’ confidence and quality of life.
Byford Smiles has built an outstanding reputation as Byford’s premium specialist dental clinic conveniently located at Byford Marketplace. Byford Smiles houses a team of leading dentists and an amazing support staff.
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At Byford Smiles, we are a health fund participant of the major health funds, including Bupa, HBF and HCF. Please give us a call or book online to find out more about the benefits available for our preferred health funds.
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