Endodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with root canal treatment.Bacteria in the oral cavity are not harmful unless undesirable conditions occur. These bacteria combine with various foods and produce various acids. If these acids are not removed from the mouth, they can cause damage to tooth tissue, and if these bacteria and their secretions reach the pulp Tooth (through cracks and decay) The tooth tries to protect itself by sending stimuli to the patient through sensitivity and pain, and if not treated, it causes nerve inflammation. Trauma is another cause of tooth infections. Thanks to modern technologies, the success rate of endodontic treatments has increased. The success rate of root canal treatment performed using the appropriate treatment method is approximately 90-95%.Failures in endodontic treatment; It may occur due to re-inflammation of the root canal system as a result of the tooth being anatomically unsuitable for root canal treatment, cracks on the root surfaces and bacterial leakage.In these cases, the root canal treatment is renewed and the treatment begins. If this treatment also fails, tooth loss is prevented by mechanically removing the tip of the tooth root and the surrounding inflamed tissues with a surgical intervention. If no results are achieved despite this surgical intervention, the most appropriate thing here is to extract the tooth to remove the source of inflammation from the mouth.
Root Canal Treatment
Is Root Canal Treatment Painful?
During root canal treatment, an anesthetic spray is sprayed on the tooth and a local anesthetic injection is applied after the spray becomes effective. Because the treatment is applied to the nerve of the tooth and is therefore painful.
How Many Sessions of Root Canal Treatment is Applied?
The number of sessions needed to complete root canal treatment depends on the condition of the tooth and the treatment plan. In most cases, the teeth are first prepared for treatment in the first session, and then the treatment steps are completed in the next session.
Is There an Age Limit for Root Canal Treatment?
There is no age limit for root canal treatment. Because in order for a canal problem to occur in a tooth, dental problems must become deeper. This does not occur in children's teeth. However, untreated cavities in children lead to root canal problems during youth.
Can Root Canal Treatment be Performed During Pregnancy?
Care must be taken when administering any treatment to a pregnant woman, because any medication mixed with the mother’s blood or any situation that puts pressure on the mother will also affect the child. For this reason, it is recommended to consult a gynecologist and obtain his approval before starting treatment. In general, it is not recommended to perform any therapeutic intervention for pregnant women in the first three months, because this period is the period of formation and development of the fetus’s organs. In the last three months of pregnancy, the mother’s abdomen grows and the necessary interventions cannot be easily performed. Therefore, the safest period for pregnant women to undergo treatments is the period between the fourth and sixth months of pregnancy.
Is Pain Experienced After Root Canal Treatment?
After treatment, pain may occur for a certain period of time as the anesthesia wears off. These problems can be solved by using appropriate painkillers.This pain may last for a period of approximately one week to ten days, and it will go away on its own, and there is no need to worry about it occurring.You can contact us now for Root Canal Treatment via whatsappContact Us