Root Canals

Root Canals in South Euclid OH

 

What is a Root Canal?

A root canal is also called endodontic treatment. You may need a root canal when a very deep cavity compromises the health of the nerve inside your tooth. Your tooth pulp or dental pulp is the innermost layer of soft tissue inside your tooth that contains blood vessels and nerves.

If you have a decaying tooth and do not seek treatment for it, this pulp will experience inflammation or infection. During a root canal treatment, our dentist at Bright Tiger Dental – South Euclid removes any infected pulp from the tooth to prevent the spread of the infection to the rest of your mouth.

Signs That You May Need A Root Canal

You may require a root canal if you feel sensitivity to hot and cold sensations for extended periods of time.

If you see darkening on the surface of your teeth, it could also indicate a level of infection that requires treatment by a root canal. Discoloration occurs when the infection of the pulp reaches the nerve endings of your tooth.

Don’t put off professional treatment and try to live with the pain—call our experienced professionals at Bright Tiger Dental for root canal treatment that restores your comfort and safeguards your oral health.

The Root Canal Treatment Process

Our Bright Tiger Dental team will ensure that you are comfortable and pain-free throughout the root canal procedure.

After our dentist removes the infected soft tissue, they disinfect and clean the tooth’s interior (the canal).

Then, he will replace the pulp with a rubber-like packing material to support the remaining structure of your natural tooth and prevent reinfection, then complete the procedure with a filling or crown on the affected tooth.

Root canal therapy preserves your natural tooth, which is the ideal outcome of any dental procedure. After your root canal process, you’ll enjoy pain-free eating and speaking. The treatment plan typically takes one to two dental appointments and happens right there in our office.

In rare cases, the initial endodontic treatment will not remove all the infection, and you will need to return to the office for another procedure. Our dentistry professionals will be able to tell you more about it at your next appointment.

How Much is a Root Canal in South Euclid, OH?

All the procedures we perform at Bright Tiger Dental happen with transparent and upfront cost plans. Before treatment begins, you will know the fee and expected process for treatment and recovery. Your quote will also include an estimate for your copay amount based on insurance coverage. The extent of the pulp infection and location will also influence the costs of the procedure.

If you have any pain or discomfort in your mouth or jaw, please give us a call at (216) 744-2582 today for an affordable oral health solution.

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