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Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that relieves pain caused by an infected or abscessed tooth. During the root canal process, the inflamed pulp is removed. The surfaces inside the tooth are then cleaned and disinfected, and a filling is placed to seal the space. OCE THE ROOT CANAL IS COMPELETED a crown maybe need it to give extra support for the treated tooth.


Since patients are given anesthesia, a root canal isn’t more painful than a regular dental procedure, such as a filling or getting a wisdom tooth removed. However, a root canal is generally a bit sore or numb after the procedure and can even cause mild discomfort for a few days.

Although you will most likely be numb for 2-4 hours following the procedure, most patients are able to return to school or work directly following a root canal. However, it is advised against eating until the numbness is completely gone.

Root canal treatment can be done in one visit but usually carried out by your dentist over 2 appointments.