Your journey begins with a thorough consultation at Gratton House Dental Surgery. Our experienced team will examine your tooth and assess the need for root canal treatment. We'll take the time to address any questions or concerns you may have, ensuring you feel comfortable and informed.
Once you're ready, we'll schedule your root canal procedure. Using advanced techniques and equipment, our skilled dentists will carefully remove the infected pulp, clean the root canals, and seal them to prevent further infection. Throughout the treatment, we prioritise your comfort and well-being.
After treating the root canal, we'll discuss options for restoring the tooth. This may involve placing a dental crown to protect and strengthen it. Our team will guide you through the process, ensuring a seamless and aesthetically pleasing result.
Your well-being is our priority. We'll schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and address any concerns. Our caring approach extends to aftercare instructions, ensuring you have the guidance needed for a smooth recovery.
Have questions about root canal treatments? Explore our FAQs for compassionate, expert insights. At Gratton House Dental Surgery, we're here to guide you towards a confident, radiant smile.
Common signs include severe toothache, prolonged sensitivity to hot or cold, swelling or tenderness near the affected tooth, and discoloration of the tooth.
No, modern techniques and anesthesia ensure that root canal treatment is relatively painless. You may experience some discomfort after the procedure, which can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.
The duration depends on the complexity of the case, but most root canals can be completed in one or two appointments.
In most cases, a crown is recommended to protect and strengthen the tooth after a root canal treatment, as the tooth may become more brittle.
While it's rare, reinfection can occur. Regular dental check-ups and good oral hygiene practices can help prevent this.
With proper care and maintenance, a tooth that has undergone root canal treatment can last a lifetime.