Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment (also known as Endodontic Therapy) is a process of treatment for the infected pulp of a tooth which results in the removal of infection and it further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks.
This treatment is required when an injury or a large cavity harms the tooth's root and the root becomes infected. Root canal treatment involves the removal of these microbial structures, the subsequent shaping, polishing, an purification of the hollows with small files and irrigating solutions, and the filling of the purified canals with an inert filling.
The procedure of a Root Canal Treatment:
2. Radiography, which helps in revealing the length of the root canal.
3. Instrumentation, used to remove the debris from the root canal and shaping of the wall.
4. Sealing, done when root canals are totally cleaned and is considered infection free. It is generally done with the help of a rubbery material called gutta percha.
5. Final restoration, which involves two activities: setting up of a core and a post. Core is a foundation laid up by the dentist to support the crown and post works as a support to the core.