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Root canal therapy

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Root canal therapy is in general a comfortable treatment that can save your tooth and keep your mouth healthy.
When the pulp of a tooth becomes infected or dies, root canal therapy is necessary to save the tooth.

The pulp is a soft tissue made up of nerves and blood vessels. It’s contained in the pulp chamber which extends from the middle of the tooth down through root canals. It becomes infected when bacteria invades the pulp.

This happens most commonly through a deep cavity which allows bacteria through the enamel and dentin layers and into the tooth.
Sometimes, the pulp simply dies due to a fracture. You may realize that you have an infected tooth because

- it’s sensitive to hot or cold
- tooth hurts with biting or pressure
- there is throbbing severe tooth pain
- difficulty in swelling
- bad taste in your mouth

You may also be unaware of the problem because you have no symptoms at all
If left untreated, the infection can travel to the tips of the tooth root and into jawbone where it can dissolve the bone and form a painful abscess.






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