Keeping a natural smile is always preferred to replacing teeth with artificial ones. Before opting for replacement of the natural tooth through dental implant or bridge, our dentists give their best try to save the natural tooth. For that root canal therapy, also known as endodontic treatment, is performed.
Root canal therapy is the last resort to save the tooth from decay by keeping the natural tooth intact. Root canal therapy is less costly, complex and time consuming then dental implants and last for a long time. Whenever cavities develop in the tooth, it catches infection easily. The tooth can get infected deep into the pulp where damage to the nerves, blood vessels, and bone can take place. This can cause severe pain and sometimes swelling. That is where root canal therapy comes into play.
The procedure followed at West Lovers Dental in Dallas Texas for root canal therapy is stated in the steps as follows: