Your teeth are actually composed of three distinct layers. The outermost is, of course, the enamel, and below that is a hard, yellow substance called dentin. Within that lies the dental pulp, which is made up of various blood vessels, connective tissues, as well as the sensitive nerve of the tooth. Should decay or an accident damage the pulp, it can cause quite a toothache—the kind that makes it hard to concentrate on just about anything else. Fortunately, Dr. Chandy can easily relieve this kind of pain and save a tooth using a root canal treatment. Thanks to her expertise and gentle touch, this often-feared procedure is now always the solution to dental pain, never the cause.
After examining your tooth and determining that a root canal is indeed necessary, the procedure itself will involve the following steps:
Afterward, your root canal treated tooth should look and function perfectly normal for many years to come. If you have a persistent toothache, a root canal could provide the relief you need, so contact us today.