ROOT CANAL THERAPY

ROOT CANAL – WHAT IS IT?

Endodontic treatment, also known as Root Canal Treatment, treats infected nerve pulp. The nerve pulp is a network of blood vessels and nerves at the center of a tooth. These blood vessels and nerves usually help build the tooth structure that surrounds them, but trauma particularly deep decay, cracks, chips and frequent dental procedures can lead to significant infections marked by visible injuries to the tooth, swelling and increased pain and sensitivity to the tooth and gums.

ROOT CANAL THERAPY Milton

HOW IS A ROOT CANAL DONE?

Root canal therapy focuses on removing injured, diseased pulp following local anesthesia (nitrous oxide or oral sedation is also available upon need or request) over the course of one or more office visits. In the process, Dr. Soordhar will thoroughly clean and seal the root canal system. This process successfully treats about 90 per cent of candidates’ cases, but the success rate depends of various factor.

WHAT IS DONE TO THE TOOTH AFTER ROOT CANAL COMPLETION?

Dr. Soordhar will recommend an ideal restoration to protect your tooth after completing the root canal therapy, along with continued good dental hygiene practices. Endodontic patients rarely encounter complications following routine treatments, but we are available at any time to address problems that may arise.

Most patients can comfortably drive home and return to their normal routines immediately after treatment.

WHAT IS THE COST OF A ROOT CANAL?

Though one of dentistry’s most commonly performed procedures, the over 14 million root canals performed yearly can vary significantly in cost from one patient to the next. It can prevent the need for dental implants or bridges while saving your natural teeth, but the cost to you can depend strongly upon the number of canals, existing damage’s severity and which tooth requires attention.

Still, it usually remains the less expensive option when compared with removing a tooth and placing a dental implant.

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday
    09:00 AM until 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    09:00 AM until 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    09:00 AM until 2:00 PM
  • Saturday
    09:00 AM until 2:00 PM
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Location

9030 Derry Road West Milton Ontario L9T 7H9
  • Email:info@oasisdentalmilton.com
  • Phone:905-876-2747
  • Fax:905-876-2749
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