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What is Root Canal Treatment?

The purpose of root canal therapy is to clean out the inflamed or infected tooth pulp tissue within the roots. Root canal treatment is required when the nerve of the tooth becomes irreversibly damaged. This damage can occur from decay, trauma, or a crack in the tooth. The treatment involves 3 stages and can take several appointments depending on the complexity.

Stage 1 – The canals of the tooth are located and the infected or damaged pulp and tissue is removed.
Stage 2 – The canals of the tooth are cleaned and shaped.
Stage 3 – The canals of the tooth are filled to prevent re-infection.

Between each stage, sedative dressings and temporary fillings will be used to help the tooth settle down and destroy any remaining Bacteria.

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