The procedure is usually done under local anesthesia and is virtually painless. You may experience some discomfort and sensitivity after the procedure, but this will subside quickly.
The procedure can take one or two visits, depending on the severity of the infection.
Several factors affect the cost of RCT, such as the dentist's experience, the complexity of the procedure. Two of our dentists use surgical microscopes to do RCT if the root canal structure is very narrow, curved or complex.
A crown is highly recommended after RCT to protect and strengthen the tooth. A crown is a cap that is placed over the tooth to guard it from further damage like cracking or reinfection.
Proper post-RCT care, such as avoiding hard and sticky foods, practicing good oral hygiene, and visiting the dentist regularly, is essential for the longevity of the crown and the overall health of your teeth.
Root canal treatment is a common and effective dental procedure, there are potential risk sand complications associated with it like discoloration, reinfection, tooth cracking, and other complications. However the benefits of RCT may far outweigh the potential risks. It depends on your oral conditions, so please consult our root canal dentists for getting professional dental advice.
With the right precautions and care, these risks can be minimized. It's important to seek treatment from a qualified specialist, who has the experience and skills to mitigate these risks. So, while it is natural to be concerned, rest assured that the benefits of the procedure far outweigh the potential risks.
If you're experiencing dental pain/toothache or suspect an infection, don't hesitate to contact our clinic to schedule a dentist appointment with our skilled dentists. We will assess your condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan for your needs.