What is root canal treatment?
Root canal is a treatment done in order to save an infected and painful tooth. It involves sealing the tooth after removing the infected part of the tooth and blood vessels inside the tooth pulp.
When does one need it?
Root canal treatment is needed when the tooth has suffered a trauma or an infection which affects its pulp.
How long does the procedure take?
Typically a root canal procedure is single sitting at Whitezone Dental Clinic. But it can also take between it can between 3 and 5 appointments. However, it may take more if the infection is more diffused. There is a process called Single Visit RCT which can be done if there is no infection.
Is the procedure painful?
Modern equipments like lasers and loop have made the procedure almost painless. Basically
painless root canals are possible only at Whitezone Dental Clinic.
How much is the cost of the procedure?
The cost of a RCT can vary depending Upon the severity of the infection. A longer treatment plan will cost more. Single visit RCT is more expensive than traditional ones.
Are root canals safe?
There is a myth that undergoing a root canal can lead to acquiring of other diseases. This is a myth. Root canal is a very safe procedure if done by a qualified dentist.