Root Canal Treatment

Why suffering in silence

Root Canal therapy is a procedure for treating bacterial infection and inflammation inside a tooth. The tissues within the pulp chamber of the tooth and canals get infected by bacteria when the tooth decay is usually not treated in a timely manner. Presence of surgical microscope, Dental Lasers and experienced endodontist make a perfect recipe to resolve the root canal problems at Avance Dental Care.

Advantages

  • Dental Implant Procedure duration: 20 minutes to 2 hours depending on the number of teeth implants planned. Crown(s) on implants require separate appointments (minimum 3).
  • Anesthesia: On most occasions only local anesthetic is required however general anesthesia and conscious sedation can also be chosen.
  • Several postoperative checkups are required making it a multi visit procedure.
  • Shelf life: Results can last for a lifetime.
  • Healing time: It usually takes 24 hours to 3 days for healing requiring minor NSAID’S (non - steroidal anti-inflammatory, analgesic medication) and antibiotics.
  • Possible Risks: Dental Implant problems may include infection or a possible failure. Please discuss with your dentist all the possible risks and alternatives. A well informed decision is strongly advocated.

Who are Endodontist?

The word Endodontist means (“Endo” – Inside; “Dontist” - dentist) After graduating from dental school, Endodontist complete additional 3 years of rigorous training in Root Canal Procedures. Patients should prefer Endodontist for the Root Canal Treatment.

What Happens During Root Canal Treatment?

The main objective of Root Canal Treatment is to remove all the infected and diseased tissues lying within the pulp chamber of the tooth and Root Canals. The Endodontist primarily will administer a small dose of local anesthesia. Then through the biting surface of the tooth, the Endodontist makes a small access hole (Under Microscope) to remove the infected and diseased tissues. Next, the Root Canal will be thoroughly cleaned and repeatedly flushed with Antibacterial liquids. Rubber like Bio-Compatible material, Gutta-Percha mixed with adhesive cement is then condensed into clean, Bacteria free Root Canals.

What happens after Root Canal Therapy?

After Root Canal Procedure it is absolutely normal to experience mild soreness and discomfort for next few days. Any discomfort experienced can be managed by pain killers as prescribed by your Endodontist. Please read the Postoperative Instruction after Root Canal Treatment for more details.

Our Team

Dr. Mohit Dhawan

Dr. Mohit Dhawan
M.D.S (Prosthodontics & Implantology)

Dr. Rosy Dhawan

Dr. Rosy Dhawan
MDS (Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics)

Dr. Abhishek Sharma

Dr. Abhishek Sharma
M.D.S (Orthodontics), WFO, AAO, IOS

Dr. Kavita Mehta

Dr. Kavita Mehta
MDS (Orthodontics)

Dr. Dhody

Dr. K.P.S Dhody
M.D (Anesthesia)