People frequently associate root canals with discomfort. In reality, pain is caused mainly by the initial infection rather than the treatment. Root canal therapy relieves the pain you are experiencing from a serious dental issue. A root canal treatment (RCT) restores and preserves a tooth that has decayed beyond being repaired by a filling only, saving a tooth that would otherwise have to be extracted. There are many signs of potential RCT, including an abscess in the gums, sensitivity to heat or cold, excruciating toothache, swelling, and discomfort. Contact your Gateway Dentist if you experience any of these symptoms.
A root canal procedure is conducted in one or more sessions by your Gateway dentist in Ottawa. Following are the steps for a RCT procedure: