A severe toothache can take over your life. Highly trained endodontists (dental specialists) repair tissues inside the tooth in intricate ways. They diagnose and treat complex causes of tooth pain, such as tooth abscess (infection). Endodontists perform root canal treatments and other procedures to relieve pain. They work to save your natural tooth.
Root Canal Treatment
If you need root canal treatment , AlTabeeb Dental is dedicated to help you.
At AlTabeeb Dental, root canal treatment can solve your tooth ache. It is certainly not a frightening or painful procedure but rather the solution to get a pain free tooth and a restful night’s sleep!
What Are The Common Causes That Can Lead To Root Canal Treatment?
If your tooth has been knocked, heavily filled, cracked or decayed this may lead to pain, infection or darkening of your tooth. If any of these symptoms occur then there is a possibility that your tooth requires root canal treatment. Also known as endodontic treatment or root canal therapy.
How Do I Know If My Tooth Requires Root Canal Treatment?
At Al Tabeeb Centre, we carefully examine and assess the condition of your tooth to identify if your tooth requires root canal treatment or not. This involves several specialized tests including digital x-rays.
What Is The Procedure For Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal treatment at Al Tabeeb Dental Centre is a virtually pain free way to eliminate the often agonising pain an infected or highly inflamed tooth may have and helps to prevent worsening pain or infection. It is a highly skilled area of dentistry and usually involves several visits. It involves removing and cleaning away the infection inside the nerve of your tooth. On completion of your root canal treatment a biologically compatible rubber material is sealed inside the root canal space to prevent infection re-entering. A white filling or post, core and strong porcelain crown is then bonded onto your tooth to strengthen it.
What Is The Success Rates Of Root Canal Treatment?
Around 90% of root canal treatments are successful. At AlTabeeb Dental we use a state-of-the-art electronic cleaning and measuring device called the endomotor. This high-tech device often helps your root canal treatment to be much more comfortable, predictable, safer and faster. Root canal treatment is also usually painless thanks to the use of the endomotor and technological advances in dental anaesthetic.
What Are The Alternatives To Root Canal Treatment?
You may be able to delay treatment or have an extraction. Often it is better to save your tooth with root canal treatment particularly if you don’t want to have a gap that could lead to various problems as explained in the section on extraction. Although it is often better to keep your natural tooth, click onto the links about a Dental implant, bridge or a denture if you want the tooth extracted and an artificial tooth instead.
Our team of highly trained dentists at Al Tabeeb Centre are proud to have carried out root canal treatments for many years as painlessly as possible with great results. Only the safest techniques, most effective anaesthetics and accurate dental instruments are used, so rest assured we can provide you with peace of mind if you require root canal treatment.
This is a procedure that helps to locate small fractures or hidden canals which were not detected by x-rays or previous nonsurgical root canal procedure. The procedure helps to remove any calcium deposits or to treat damaged root surfaces or the surrounding bone. A common surgical procedure that is undertaken is the apicectomy or root end resection. These services are provided either by Oral surgeons or Endodontists depending on the area.