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Nerve traction (root canal treatment)
Endodontics seeks to solve problems that occur in the internal parts of the teeth, such as nerve, root and tissue problems.
Root canal treatment is difficult for most people, but it is necessary and necessary to preserve the tooth.
Caries that is not treated for a long time causes severe pain in the future and turns into inflammation in the upper and lower part (root) of the tooth.
The infection is eliminated by anesthetizing the tooth first, digging the tooth, cleaning it completely, and reaching the end of the tooth root to clean all the inflammation.
The number of roots and canals in each tooth differs from each other and root canal treatment can be performed for any tooth.
The teeth in the upper jaw have 3 or 4 roots, while canines and incisors are the teeth in the front of the jaw. These teeth have 1 root, 1 or 2 canals. The molars in the lower jaw have 3 roots, 3 or 4 canals, and finally the teeth on the side of the mouth have 2 roots, 1 or 2 canals. Everyone’s teeth can be different from each other. The root and canal are also materials that are likely to vary from person to person. For this reason, if you need root canal treatment in your teeth, you should go directly to the dentist.
You may need root canal treatment if you have sensitivity to heat and cold in your teeth, pain when eating, pain that wakes you up at night or swelling in your face due to an abscess. While making the final decision after looking at your teeth and taking x-rays
Root canal treatment steps
First, he decides to perform a root canal treatment, and the length of the canal is determined by means of dental x-rays and using the latest devices to measure the root. Then the tooth to be treated and its surroundings are anesthetized. The decay and inflammation of the tooth is then cleaned so that the root canals are opened. The root canals are cleaned and formed from the inside. The root canal is disinfected and filled. The lumen of the canal is filled to form a wall against microorganisms.
Root canal treatment and root canal treatment is a procedure that usually ends with one session. The treatment process may vary according to the person’s tooth structure, root and canal condition, and the treatment period for the affected tooth may be prolonged.
It is somewhat clear on the x-ray how the process will be. The patient follows the path according to the dentist.
In root canal treatment, the pulp inside the tooth is removed. Therefore, after the treatment, eating cold/hot drinks/foods that are harmful to the teeth will not harm you.
You will not feel pain after the treatment. However, if there was a lot of inflammation before, there may be tingling for a few days after root canal treatment.
Dentists recommend root canal treatment instead of extraction and implant when there is a tooth that can be repaired. Instead of having a different substance in the mouth, it is better for one to keep one’s teeth.
A tooth treated with a root canal can be used in the mouth for many years. They do not cause problems for humans and look aesthetically pleasing.
In the event of inflammation of the tooth and its decay again, you should consult a doctor in order to avoid this situation, regular examinations of oral and dental care should be carried out. After root canal and dental treatment, the teeth become weaker. It is useful to stay away from solid foods to protect the teeth.