Oral and Dental Health


What İs Root Canal Treatment?

Root canal therapy, a small center in the tooth, thread-like tissue, ie of pulpitis (pulp) is removed. Once the damaged, diseased or dead pulp is removed, the remaining space is cleaned, shaped and filled again. This procedure seals the root canal is closed. Years ago, teeth with diseased or injured pulps were removed. Today, root canal treatment saves many teeth that would otherwise be lost.

The most common causes of pulp damage include:

Cracked tooth
deep caries
Past or recent injury to a tooth, such as a severe blow to the teeth.
Once the pulp is infected or dead, if left untreated, the root of the tooth, forming an abscess pus accumulate in the jaw. An abscess can destroy the bone surrounding the tooth and cause pain.

How to Root Canal Treatment?
Root canal therapy, depending on the situation will require more than one session consists of several steps. These steps include:

First, an opening in the rear of bits or less or the premolars of the front teeth.
After the diseased pulp is removed (pulpekto me) the pulp cavity and root canals are cleaned, enlarged and shaped to channel fill.
If you need more than one session, the session between the drilled holes in the temporary filling is placed to protect the tooth crown.
The temporary filling is removed and the pulp chamber and root canal permanently filled. Gutta-percha (Gutta Percha) tapered, called a rubber material is inserted into each channel, and usually with cement (glue) is glued in place. Sometimes a metal or plastic rod into the duct for structural support.
In the final step, a crown is placed over the tooth to restore its natural shape and appearance of the old. The broken teeth, crowns the post may be required to repair the tooth before placement.
Repaired Teeth How Long?
Treated and restored tooth / teeth can last a lifetime with proper dental care. Because it can be treated again tooth decay occurs, oral care to prevent further problems that may arise in the future and regular dental exams are necessary.

Because there is no longer a pulp keeping the tooth alive, treated teeth can become brittle and more susceptible to breakage. After root canal treatment is an important consideration when deciding whether to crown or fill a tooth.

The most commonly used method to check the success or failure of root canal treatment, new x-ray before treatment with x-rays to compare. This comparison will show that he is being regenerated bone or bone loss persists