Root Canal Redondo Beach
Root canal treatment (endodontics) is a set of procedures specialized to treat problems affecting the soft pulp tissue inside the tooth. It is not a painful treatment and most patients report that it as comfortable as receiving filling. It is effective in relieving various types of tooth pain. Redondo Beach root canal procedures are among Dr. Greg Shvartsman’s specialties.
When infection of inflammation develops in the pulp tissue, root canal is necessary. The pulp tissue contains blood vessels, connective tissue, and nerve cells which can cause pain under inflammation. Putting off this treatment can lead to dental abscess, which causes systemic problems in other parts of your body.
A natural tooth that is saved through root canal treatment will eliminate problems that can occur when teeth must be removed. These include tooth migration, shifting, or issues requiring bridgework or dental implants.
During root canal therapy, a small opening is created on the tooth surface. This allows the dentist to access the pulp chamber and root canals. Tiny instruments are used to remove dead and dying pulp tissue from inside the narrow passageways. The chamber and canals are cleaned, disinfected, and prepared to receive a filling. The opening will be sealed using adhesive cement, which will help protect against future infection.
You may need a root canal if constant pain or pressure is apparent. Upon these symptoms, it will be clear that you need an evaluation and treatment. To schedule a consultation for an evaluation, please call our office today.