Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment in Columbus, GA

If it is not treated, something like a small cavity can eventually increase in size until the bacteria reaches the center of the tooth. This soft center is filled with nerves and pulp that take nutrients from the gums and spread it throughout the teeth in order to keep them healthy, but when this area gets infected or inflamed, it can cause a domino effect of issues in the tooth. If still untreated, an extraction is required since the tooth will no longer be viable.

Root Canal Treatment

Signs that you may have a root canal infection:

  • Red and tender gums
  • Pain in the tooth
  • Discoloring of the tooth
  • A small bump or several bumps in the gums near the tooth

Root Canal Treatment

In order to attempt to save the tooth, a root canal treatment must be performed. To start, your root canal dentist in Columbus, GA will remove a portion of the cap of the tooth in order to completely clean out the center of the tooth. The pulp must be completely removed, the center of the tooth is sterilized to remove the bacteria and then the roots are sealed off to prevent bacteria from getting back in.

To finish, a dental crown is required to replicate the portion of the top of the tooth that had to be removed. Dental crowns are aesthetically pleasing and will very successfully restore the look of the tooth. Additionally, it will add strength back to the tooth which will allow it to be used for chewing and biting.

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